Soother of the month

Journaling

January 4, 2018

Throughout history, people have kept written records of their daily activities, thoughts, goals and dreams. The first prolific use of journals or diaries occurred in 10th century Japan, but there is evidence that medieval mystics actually founded the practice in a spiritual effort to connect emotions and events.   There is more to journaling than […]

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 […]

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