Soother of the month

Coloring

November 2, 2017

Lately, you may have noticed that “adult” coloring books are popping up everywhere. Many have even appeared on the NY Times Bestseller list! But this pastime is more than a trend—it is a wonderful soother for anxiety. Like needlework and crochet, coloring requires the mind to become task-oriented, thus distracting it from its limbic (emotional) […]

Pets

October 5, 2017

If you are an animal lover, you don’t need evidence to back up the assertion that pets are good healers for mental illness sufferers. You already know that just cuddling with your pet can really calm you down when your anxiety is at a fever pitch. But there is actual scientific research that shows the […]

Acupuncture

September 7, 2017

Needles all over my body? Are you crazy? Nope. Just anxious. And acupuncture is a great tool for managing anxiety. Based on ancient Chinese medical practices, acupuncture works to balance the life force or energy current called Qi (pronounced “kee”) that travels via specific meridians throughout the body. When these pathways are blocked, the Qi […]

Don't go it alone.

Connect and share with your fellow Anxiety Sisters by joining our online community. It’s FREE!