Month: March 2020

Anxiety & Stress: How relaxation can help you calm yourself in this crisis (1-minute-read)

How relaxation can help you calm yourself in this crisis As earlier mentioned, the first step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. This is important to be able to think clearly, steer your thoughts and focus on what you can influence and is important in your life right now. Relaxation …

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Anxiety & Stress: Petting animals have many health benefits during a crisis (1-minute-read)

Anxiety & Stress: Petting animals have many health benefits during a crisis The first step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. Yesterday, the post was about using touch to calm unpleasant feelings and thoughts. Petting animals, especially cats and dogs, but even mechanical animals according to research, has proven to …

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Anxiety & Stress: Touch is an important technique for calming yourself (1-minute-read)

Anxiety & Stress: Touch is an important technique for calming yourself The first step in handling a crisis is about using techniques to calm yourself. Another technique is to comfort yourself by touch. Touch is very important for calming ourselves. But today’s advice of social distancing makes it difficult. Then it is comforting to know …

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Anxiety & Stress: Handle stress by being mindful of what energy and focus you spread (1-minute-read)

Handle stress by being mindful of what energy and focus you spread The first step in managing a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. An important technique is to seek the comfort of close ones – to try to calm each other. Be sure to consider whether what you intend to say is …

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Anxiety & Stress: How nature can help in handling a crisis (1-minute-read)

The latest posts have been about calming yourself by taking control of your breathing. Use a soothing mantra to help you gain perspective and comfort. Walking is also a building block of the first step in managing a crisis, which involves practicing techniques to calm yourself. Here continues the post about how walking, when possible, …

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Anxiety & Stress: Take brisk walks to calm yourself (1-minute-read)

Anxiety & Stress: Take brisk walks to calm yourself Here are some more ideas on how we can get through these tough times together. The 1st step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. Last days’ posts were about calming yourself by taking control of your breathing. Also, use a soothing …

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Anxiety & Stress: More about keeping warm when handling stress & worry (1-minute-read)

Anxiety & Stress: More about keeping warm when handling stress & worry (1-minute-read) Here are more ideas on how we can get through these tough times together. The 1st step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. Last days’ posts were about calming yourself by taking control of your breathing and …

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Anxiety & Stress: How warmth can calm stress & worry in a crisis (1-minute-read)

Anxiety & Stress: How warmth can calm stress & worry in a crisis In these terrible Corona times I have temporarily paused my posts on general mental health topics and instead focus on ideas on how we can get through these tough times together. The 1st step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques …

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Anxiety & Stress: More about techniques to calm yourself during a crisis (1-minute-read)

More about techniques to calm yourself during a crisis In these terrible Corona times I have temporarily paused my posts on general mental health topics. Instead I will focus on how we can get through these tough times together. The 1st step in handling a crisis is about practicing techniques to calm yourself. Yesterday’s post …

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Anxiety & Stress: The 1st important step in handling a crisis (1-minute-read)

In these terrible Corona times I will now pause my posts on general topics and focus on ideas on how we can get through these tough times together. The 1st step in handling a crisis is to practice techniques to calm yourself. The most important tool for this is to take control of your breathing: Focus on breathing …

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