Taking Control of the Wheel

Taking Control of the Wheel

According to the  AAA Foundation for Traffic, Americans drive a total of 2.45 trillion miles on the road and, on average, spend a total of 290 hours on the road. That’s a lot to be driving! All this time on the road can take its toll on our mental health.  We drive our children to school, and we drive ourselves to work. We drive to the grocery store, and we drive out to dinner. There’s soccer games, spin classes, visiting grandma – the list is endless. What can a person do to avoid feeling frayed from traffic? Here are some...

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Five Medication-Free Ways to Get Your ZZZs.

Five Medication-Free Ways to Get Your ZZZs.

What is Insomnia? If you’re finding yourself staring at the clock, watching the morning creep closer and closer with no sleep under your belt, know that you’re not alone. The inability to fall asleep or remain asleep is called insomnia. According to The American Institute of Stress, insomnia affects 3 million Americans. Unfortunately, stress and insomnia can occur together with one making the other worse and vice versa. This loop creates a vicious cycle. What Can Happen if You Don’t Get Enough Sleep?  Sleep is an essential function that the body needs to recuperate, heal, and maintain energy. While we...

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Set a New Year’s Evolution

Set a New Year’s Evolution

The start of a new year can feel exciting and full of opportunity for some people. However, for someone struggling with anxiety, the new year can be daunting.   A New Year's resolution provides us with a way to jump-start the new year. Resolutions give us a topic to write into our stories, filling the blank slate of the unknown. Those promises we make at the start of the year is a way to reflect on what we would like to improve in ourselves.  Resolutions inspire insightfulness and self-reflection. However, for someone with anxiety, the pressure of a resolution can feel...

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The Vicious Cycle of Anxiety and How to Break It

The Vicious Cycle of Anxiety and How to Break It

Everyone feels stress and anxiety from time to time. It helps us overcome daily struggles and pushes us to improve ourselves. However, there are times when the brain misjudges the need for anxiety, and it can cause problems instead. In these cases, anxiety can become disruptive and become a disorder. Anxiety is Common If you are experiencing anxiety, know that it's common, and you're not alone. According to the National Institute of Health, anxiety disorders are the most common forms of mental illness in the US. About 1 in 5 adults are affected each year. For children and adolescents, about...

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CalmiGo and PTSD: A Recent Study Shows Promising Results

CalmiGo and PTSD: A Recent Study Shows Promising Results

Millions of veterans in the United States and around the world struggle with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as a result of combat-related stress or another traumatic incident in their lives. PTSD can be very debilitating, resulting in difficulty sleeping, disturbing flashbacks, and severe anxiety.  The Study Recently, a nonprofit organization that supports Military Veterans with combat injuries conducted a study to check CalmiGo’s efficacy with army veterans with PTSD, and we wanted to share the results with you! The Procedure CalmiGo was distributed to 29 male Israeli army veterans who had PTSD and anxiety as a result of combat-related physical or mental...

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