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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent
Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent
Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves. So here's a science-backed one: make a playlist of the 10 songs found to be the most relaxing on earth.
Asana Technique- The Prayer Pose
Asana Technique- The Prayer Pose
This is the posture used at the beginning of Surya Namaskara (Sun Salutations) and holds many benefits although it may appear an “easy” pose. It is a very grounding pose, connecting you to the earth while also keeping your energy circulating within and throughout the body.
Pranayama technique- 4.7.8 Breath
Pranayama technique- 4.7.8 Breath
This technique is generally safe and a great addition to any wellness regimen. It helps to retrain improper breathing techniques that can perpetuate anxiety and panic disorders as well as decrease the effects of acute and chronic pain.
Anxiety Overload. What to do now?
Anxiety Overload. What to do now?
I could list off a metric tonne of behaviours and mindset shifts one could adopt to drastically improve their relationship with anxiety. Paradoxically, that might terrify you and induce even more anxiety.
Calm App
Calm App
This is an excellent app to help add some calm to your life. Guided or unguided meditations with added features, such as a choice of soothing nature sounds, several sleep stories, breathing exercises and tracking of your progress. Although the full version is a bit pricey, the free version is most definitely worthy of the download.

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Yoga and Anxiety: Getting Mindful
Yoga and Anxiety: Getting Mindful
Yoga is a mindful practice. It gives your brain a chance to clear out all of the clutter life has piled up on you.
Social Media - A Prescription for Loneliness
Social Media - A Prescription for Loneliness
“Likes” should not determine our worth and “retweets” should not show how witty or smart we are. Swap the emoji’s for emotions, and the “selfies” for self-regulation.
MindShift App
MindShift App
MindShift is an app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety. It can help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety.

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Box Breathing App
Box Breathing App
The average person uses just 20% of their lung capacity. Taking a few minutes each day to box breathe can have profound effects on your life. Effective breathing helps to improve blood flow, reduce anxiety and focus your attention.

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Mindfulness: Youth Voices
Mindfulness: Youth Voices
Check out this introduction video from Kelty Mental Health about young people using Mindfulness exercises to help manage anxiety and other mental wellness challenges.
The Art of Meditation and Relaxation
The Art of Meditation and Relaxation
"To many, meditation is a scary word...Another word for meditation is mindfulness. Mindfulness creates a feeling of calmness and relaxation, which reduces stress."
Take a Moment: Haley Smith
Take a Moment: Haley Smith
Over the past few months, I have been working on creating a colouring book. Borne out of my mindfulness practice, this book combines some of my favourite (and simplest) activities for de-stressing and relaxation.
Mindfulness Exercises
Mindfulness Exercises
When you catch yourself being caught up in worries about the future or guilt and regret about the past, just notice that it is happening and simply and kindly say to yourself, “Come back.” Then take a calming breath and focus on what you are doing right now.

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Confidence Builders
Confidence Builders
Feeling a bit shy or unsure in social situations? Stressing out before a test? Listen to these scripts when you need a confidence boost!

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New Perspective
New Perspective
Visualization can also help you gain perspective. Out of This World visualization can help you see that some of the things stressing you out might not be such a huge deal in the grand scheme of things.

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Mental Health Vacation
Mental Health Vacation
Close your eyes and imagine yourself in a relaxing place. This place is where you feel completely safe because stress and worries hold no power over you.

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