Too much stress in your life causes headaches, high blood pressure, tummy aches, memory loss and all other kinds of nasty stuff. But, how can you tell if you are showing stress symptoms? Check out our video for advice on how to tell when you’re stressed out and simple tips to relieve tension quickly. From little things you can do every day to promote relaxation to strategies to cool off when you’re in the heat of the moment, we’ve got advice on the best ways to sit back and relax!
It’s all too easy to buy into the belief that your body is just not good enough. It’s too easy to feel inadequate, like you need to constantly change who you are and what you look like to fit an ideal of beauty. Today, we’re going to be talking about body image. Sometimes, we get so focused on the parts of our bodies we wish we could change that we forget to recognize how amazing we are. Here, we offer five suggestions to help you quiet unhealthy, negative thoughts about your shape and size, and boost your self esteem.
Do you lie in bed for hours, staring at the clock? Do you wake up feeling groggy and slow? Lack of sleep can do a lot more make you have a bad morning—it can hurt your mental and physical health. Today we’re going to show you why getting that shuteye is so important and teach you five easy ways to get all the refreshing sleep you need.
Did you know that excessive anger can lead to everything from the common cold to heart attacks? Today we’re going to teach you how to healthily process your anger in just three simple steps!
A lot of people think mediation is just for hippies or mystics, but we are telling you that’s not the case. In fact, just 10 minutes of meditation a day can have huge physical and mental benefits—so why delay? Today, we’re going to do our first 100 seconds of meditation together. Learn the proper breathing and relaxation techniques, and then let us know what meditation did for you.
Everyone knows that working out is great for your health. Exercise helps with weight loss, keeps your heart healthy and your blood pressure down. But did you know exercise also helps with mental health? Today we explore the myriad benefits of exercise on your brain, and give you a chance to clear the path to mental health right away!
Are you plagued by negative thinking? This week we’re talking about automatic thoughts—those destructive worries that creep into your mind and escalate without reason, like “I’m not going to graduate,” or “I’m going to get evicted.” These thoughts are actually pretty harmful to your health, but never fear! We’ve got an exercise that will help you to start replacing those thoughts with healthy, calm, rational ones in no time!
This week we’re going to introduce you to Yoga and go into an exercise that will have you focus on deep breathing and gentle stretching. We’ll also show you why even just a few minutes of yoga a week will make you more mentally alert, happier and healthier. Ready?
Your job’s a joke, you’re broke, your love life’s D.O.A.? Most people have experienced mild workplace stress at some point in their careers, and it’s not doing them any favors. Stress contributes to higher blood pressure and lower self esteem. This week we’ve got a three-step system to combating office stress and keeping you healthy and sane.
Today we’re talking about CUTE, AWESOME pets and how they can actually improve your mood AND your health. We’re also going to give you a four-leg exercise on what you can do if you don’t have a pet! Are you ready, WellCasters? Ahhhhh!!!
For Those Considering Suicide, your not alone when you’re feeling down and depressed, just come along to one of the Anxious Minds centres and have a cuppa tea and a chat, together we can work things out.
We’ve all been in that situation before—felt that mix of insecurity and anger. In fact, anyone who’s seen Kathy Bates in “Misery” knows about jealousy firsthand. Today we’re going to give you tips and techniques to taming the green eyed monster in all your relationships. The first step is realizing the cause.
There is no right or wrong way to deal with the loss of a loved one. The grieving process is rough—and it’s different for everyone. It’s not just a matter of coping with a loss, but coping with change—and that takes time. Today we’re dealing with a very difficult subject. How do you deal with the death of a loved one? How do you live your life in the face of a life-changing event? We don’t have all the answers. Honestly, you’ll need to work through your through the stages of grieving in a way that works for you. But we do have some advice to help you heal.
In the last few months, we’ve gotten requests for a variety of subjects—from being assertive to dealing with puberty to dealing with peer pressure—the list goes on. Then we realized—a lot of these topics fall under one umbrella, something we’ve all dealt with…low self-esteem. So, we’re going to do something we think is pretty special. This video marks the beginning of a six-week series on topics related to building self-esteem—six weeks of videos that will help improve your self-acceptance.
This one’s for all of you who have ever struggled in a difficult friendship and wondered—how do you end it? Bad friendships can drag you down, but sometimes it’s hard to recognize the signs of unhealthy ones. You have to first accept that the nature of a relationship is toxic before you can figure out how to peace out! Watch this video to learn how to successfully break up with your friend and move on.
How to Help Someone Who is Suicidal, for any more help and advise please just give us a call at Anxious Minds
In this twice-a-week quirky, animated show, we explore the physical, mental and emotional paths to wellness. With an emphasis on education, the show addresses both the latest trends and long-standing practices of wellness—everything from the efficacy of the gratitude experiment to the importance of sunshine and vitamin D. Follow along as your host, Caitlin, guides you through a bi-weekly journaling exercise that helps you apply what you’ve learned. The ultimate goal: one year, one show, one journal, one collective journey to wellness. VISIT her YouTube Channel by clicking the link https://www.youtube.com/user/watchwellcast/featured