Turning to exercise in times of heightened stress can reap benefits beyond your mental health. Explore the many reasons why you should find time to get out of your new home office chair, turn off Netflix and get moving during COVID-19 and beyond.
Our pets have a knack for finding cozy spaces around the house to relax. For this week’s self-care series installment, we will take a tip from our fuzzy friends and learn the recipe for creating a calm haven of our own.
Listening to music on its own is already a popular coping skill for people of all ages. Combining music with a guided imagery exercise from Your Story Matters Therapy Group will further enhance your stress management.
It can be hard to center yourself when you are feeling hopeless, frightened or lost during our new reality created by COVID-19 or even in more normal times. This simple grounding exercise can help bring your mind back to the here and now.
Repeated thoughts of anxiety are completely normal during stressful situations. Don’t get down on yourself. Instead, use this visualization exercise to help stop your anxious thoughts and calm your overall anxiety.