PsychCentral has a list of 49 things to say to calm an anxious child. Even if that child is you. Some are more all-ages than others. But they’ll all work. You might try “I’m taking deep breaths” and “Let’s go to your happy place” with yourself. You might even try this: 35. “I see Widdle […]
From PsyBlog, Feeling Anxious? 5 Scientifically Proven Relaxation Techniques. The list: 1. Progressive relaxation 2. Applied relaxation 3. Autogenic training 4. Meditation 5. Cognitive behavioral therapy Details on the site.
The Free CBT Consultation Clinic at the Southern California Counseling Center happens again tomorrow, July 10th, at 2-6pm monthly. Details and dates here.
Healthy Eating: Maintain Your Weight Despite Holiday Stress (Judith Beck). Talking yourself out of emotional eating using CBT. “Negative emotions are uncomfortable but not dangerous. I don’t have to “fix” them. I’ve had lots of times when I’ve felt very upset, but I haven’t eaten. I’ve never exploded or lost control. The worst thing that […]
Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders, the video:
Germaphobia, claustrophobia, hoarding…treatment. Season 1, Episode 6 of Obsessed, courtesy of Hulu:
The monthly CBT clinic at the Southern California Counseling Center is today (October 3, 2010), from 2-6pm. Free (no cost!) consultation from a CBT therapist. No appointment necessary. [UPDATE: Free clinic closed. You can still try SCCC for sliding-scale therapy.]
Anxiety self-help pack posted by the University of Huddersfield. 106 pages worth of worksheets and info. Have at it!
Here’s a big page on stress and anxiety lifestyle changes from the New York Times. The bullets: Exercise, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Relaxation Techniques, Herbal and Natural Remedies.