Weighted Blankets For Adults

Have you ever noticed the difference in how you feel with a very light blanket on versus a heavier blanket? Have you found the heavier blanket to be more comforting? There’s a reason for that!

It’s known as Deep Pressure Stimulation (DPS). It’s like firm but gentle hugs, holding or squeezing that relaxes the nervous system. This comforting pressure can be mimicked with weighted blankets.

Anyone with insomnia, anxiety, autism, ADHD, chronic pain or who is suffering loss may be able to benefit from a weighted blanket. Or really just anyone who wants to sleep more soundly. Continue reading “Weighted Blankets For Adults”

Foods That Help Anxiety

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I love the subject of food! What we eat is the very foundation for our physical and mental health!

Any other remedies or strategies we use are only going to be more effective if we are eating foods that help, not harm us.

Foods that help with anxiety and depression will include many foods that you already love.

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The Best Treatment for Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety Disorder is not just the fear of public speaking or the fear of being in crowds. It is a mental health disorder that can disrupt your life.

I want to share my own experience here in the hope that it will help someone else. We will also see what some common symptoms of social anxiety are, see what IS the best treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder… the things I have truly benefited from, and finally, I hope that you will share your own comments and experiences with me. Continue reading “The Best Treatment for Social Anxiety”

Can Low Thyroid Cause Anxiety?

I want to briefly touch on the difference between low thyroid (Hypothyroidism) and Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. I say briefly because I feel like a lot of people coming to this page will already be familiar with these. Afterwards we will look at some of the ways low thyroid can cause anxiety and lastly what we can do about it. Continue reading “Can Low Thyroid Cause Anxiety?”