Useful apps for fear, anxiety, relaxation and more

Do you suffer from anxiety? Do you need to relax more or be more compassionate towards yourself? If you answered yes, you might want to consider trying one of the easy to use apps below:

 

MEDITATION

www.headspace.com

Have you ever wondered how to meditate but just didn’t know where to start?!? Then this app is for you. Plenty of detailed instructions, programmes and animations, this clever app guides you every step of the way. It boasts “the buddy system” where you can ...

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Back to school nerves…or is it?

It’s that time of year again! Parents are thrilled but your child(ren) might be a little anxious. Whether it’s starting kindergarten, going to high school or just getting back into the regular swing of things, those first few moments can be quite uncomfortable for some.

 

“Anxiety that continues throughout the day and doesn’t dissipate shortly thereafter, or anxiety that lasts more than the first few weeks of school, may warrant a consultation with a psychologist or therapist”, says Dr. Maria Antoniou, ...

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Dealing with Insomnia

Approximately one in seven Canadians have problems going to sleep or staying asleep, and thus is considered to have insomnia. Research has found close ties between insomnia and stress, chronic conditions such as arthritis that involve pain, anxiety and mood disorders, frequent use of alcohol or cannabis and obesity. These co-morbid relationships can be complex and it can be difficult to understand the cause and effect relationship. Insomnia can significantly interfere with an individual’s daily functioning and substantially affect quality ...

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