Posts Tagged ‘anxiety’

Practical and Ongoing Support Strategies for Overwhelmed Caregivers and Grieving Individuals

Supporting someone who is overwhelmed or grieving goes beyond emotional support. Practical assistance and regular check-ins are essential in helping them manage their daily lives and ongoing challenges. Provide Practical Assistance Grieving individuals may appreciate practical assistance with daily tasks or responsibilities Non-Neurodivergent Perspective:Offer specific help like, “I can pick up groceries for youthis week,”…

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 International Self-Care Day

The Significance of International Self-Care Day July 24th marks International Self-Care Day, a day dedicated to recognizing the vital role self-care plays in our lives. This day serves as a reminder that prioritizing our well-being is not only acceptable, but essential. It is a call to action, encouraging individuals to take proactive steps in nurturing…

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Action Anxiety Day: Understanding, Reducing Stigma, and Accessing Resources

June 10th marks Action Anxiety Day (AAD), a significant national awareness and education day dedicated to understanding anxiety, reducing stigma, creating awareness of evidence-based resources, and raising funds to support free anxiety programs. Anxiety disorders affect millions of people worldwide, making it crucial to educate the public and provide support to those in need. On…

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4 Practical Steps to Reduce Anxiety & Distress: Your Path to Inner Calm

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s common to feel overwhelmed and anxious from time to time. Anxiety can affect anyone, but the good news is that there are practical steps you can take to reduce it and find inner calm. Below, we’ll explore four actionable tips to help you manage anxiety effectively and lead a more…

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Talking Back to Your Inner Critic – Samantha Pekh

All of us have an inner critic and many of us are unaware of how strong this inner critic is and its influence on us. The inner critic’s voice is the automatic thoughts that run through our minds so quickly that we often do not actually hear them. The words of the inner critic are like the words on an old tape or record that continues to play in our heads, sometimes playing louder, sometimes playing quietly, but always having an impact on us. This inner critic can lead to increased anxiety,…

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A New Twist on Anxiety-Reducing Self-Talk

If you are anything like the majority of us, then my guess is that when it’s important for you to make a positive or favorable impression in an upcoming social situation, then you likely experience some level of anxiety or stress. This can be especially true for you if you struggle with higher levels of anxiety in general or find it difficult to calm yourself when faced with stress. The social situations that may cause you to worry could be anything from meeting new people, arriving for a job…

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