The Benefits of Positive Visualization

The Benefits of Positive Visualization

We often find ourselves lost in thought during the day, reliving memories and wondering about our lives. These are called daydreams. Although daydreams are magical and comforting, they don't help us meet our goals. There's a method that's a bit like daydreaming that can help us better ourselves. It's called positive visualization. What is Positive Visualization? Positive visualization is a “mental rehearsal” in your mind. It’s a focused daydream about doing the steps you need to take to achieve your goals.  Very often, our minds tend to amplify the obstacles in or path. We then hone in on those obstacles...

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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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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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