Getting through COVID-19 with the Acronym CALM

Getting through COVID-19 with the Acronym CALM

Here are four simple ways to help you safely, kindly and calmly manage the next few weeks. Control what you can, and accept that at the moment, there are many things outside your control. This is the same for all of us. Activity. Move your body as much as you can....
Five Easy Ways to Calm Anxiety

Five Easy Ways to Calm Anxiety

There’s a famous quote about anxiety by Dr Rick Hanson: “Your brain is like Velcro for negative experiences but Teflon for positive ones.” It’s important to remember this when we are deeply lost in worries or fears about the future. As humans, we are wired to focus...
How to Deal with Bad News Stories

How to Deal with Bad News Stories

There’s so much sad and scary stuff happening in the news right now. Often when we read something tragic, our first reaction is to feel anger at the perpetrator, then helplessness that we are unable to do anything. It’s healthy to feel anger—it’s a normal human...
5 Easy Ways to a State of Calm

5 Easy Ways to a State of Calm

Never underestimate the power of making a few small, simple changes when you’re feeling stressed. There are hundreds of different ways that we can learn to help us reduce stress and be calmer, but this blog is only a two-minute read, so I’ve picked the top five for...