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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3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

Stress. Everyone deals with it. Whether it’s due to increasing responsibilities at work, a death of a loved one, or a big life transition, stress is almost inevitable during some time of your life. But it’s when stress starts to stick around daily that it begins to affect your health, physically and mentally. But even if you think that your stress is only affecting you, it can also cause problems for the people around you and the relationships you have. Here are the three main ways that chronic stress can manifest in your life: Mentally Do you find yourself feeling...

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Why the word “No” is affecting your relationships – and how you can change that

Why the word “No” is affecting your relationships – and how you can change that

  Let's talk about the word “no” and how it affects the way you converse with other people. First, let's try this exercise – Don't think about polar bears right now. While that may seem like an odd test, it's pretty likely you just thought about polar bears, even for a moment, even though the sentence said not to think of them. Maybe you thought of a cute video you saw on social media or the melting polar icecaps. Wherever your mind went, I'm sure you had your mind focused on polar bears despite the warning, even if was for...

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