Originally published via Modest Truth Mag on June 20, 2017.
Everyone struggles with stress, some more than others. And as the mercury rises outside, you may find that tempers are flaring inside as well. When you’re stressed, sad, or in any way upset, it can be easy to let it eat away at you. But no more! Technology comes to the rescue, and never has the saying been truer: “There’s an app for that.”
Here are the best mental health apps for when you need to find your focus (and your chill).
Originally published on Modest Truth Magazine’s website on May 25, 2017.
Feeling anxious? Overwhelmed? Stressed out? You’re not alone.
Anxiety is the most common mental illness in the United States. In this day and age, 40 million Americans deal with some form of anxiety, with almost 7 million suffering from the more debilitating Generalized Anxiety Disorder.
According to therapists, one of the most effective ways to reduce anxiety and depression is mindfulness. Mindfulness involves focusing on immediate surroundings and body cues to calm strong emotions. But mindfulness takes practice, and time, which is something few people have in our busy world.
But there is a solution! A coping skills toolbox.
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