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3. On days when I need a creative outlet, but don’t feel like using my brain — I color.

Traditional Meditation Makes Me Crazy; Here's What I Do Instead

So how do I cope with stress and anxiety? What do I do to quiet my noisy, nagging brain when I just can’t take it anymore? The simple answer is it Read...
Ally Hirschlag    |   06.23.17   |   SHARE
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Anxiety is serious business, but it doesn’t have to rule your life. Once you learn about it, you can take more control.

5 Ways To Stop Anxiety Attacks

Anxiety. I’ve lived with it for over thirty years now, Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.9.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Admittedly a definite luxury, floatation tanks can force you to take a break in ways which you might not normally be able to.

Float On: Why A Floatation Tank Is The Ultimate Deep-Relaxation Tool

Few things make a body feel better than less things holding it back, be it physical, emotional, or gravitational. Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   06.2.17   |   SHARE
"I no longer get a sense of pride from being and proclaiming to be busy, and I don’t take part in pro-burnout culture talk with others."

I Have OCPD: Here's Why You've Probably Never Heard Of It Before

I thought that my drive to perfectionism was warranted and desirable. "I am just doing what I have to do" — that's the mantra I used to motivate Read...
Nadia Schmidtke    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
THIS COULD BE YOU: clear skin, easy smile, GOOP-recommended ergonomic office chair that you forgo in favor of meditating on top of your tiny, clean desk. Probably an apple cider vinegar shot waiting for you in the kitchen.

How To Adult Without Being Slowly Suffocated By Your Responsibilities: A Handy Guide

Learning to break down huge obstacles is an act of self-care that is sometimes easier said than done. Occasionally, you have to call in the help of Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.19.17   |   SHARE
It starts like an itch. Something feels wrong, and I need to make it right again.

What I Wish Other People Knew About OCD

OCD is tailor-made for iceberg metaphors. Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   05.17.17   |   SHARE
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Time Management As Self-Care: Domme The Clock

With all of the anxiety and potential for a spiral of bad things that could happen, learning how to stay on top of your responsibilities can be the Read...
Laurel Dickman    |   05.12.17   |   SHARE

The Worst Part Of Moving Is The Anxiety It Causes

In the past 13 years, I have moved 11 times. You’d think this would mean that I’m a real moving pro, that I glide in and out of apartment with ease Read...
Mary Kate Miller    |   05.2.17   |   SHARE