The Best Adaptogens for Anxiety
From scientists, to practitioners, or everyday people, the search for alternative remedies for people with mental health struggles is on the rise. Adaptogens are increasing in popularity and it’s no surprise why: People want to explore ways of reducing their stress or anxiety as naturally as possible, whether that be alongside or without conventional medications.…
Sleep Routine for Anxiety
There are many different factors in your life that can contribute to your anxiety. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, because it means that these factors can be leveraged as tools to support your mental health. A couple of major influences on your anxiety levels include lack of sleep duration or lack of quality sleep.…
What To Do After a Panic Attack
Anxiety is a unique experience and can vary from one individual to the next. Some people experience anxiety daily, other people have more intermittent anxiety. Some people get anxious about certain situations (social situations, for example). Other people have seemingly no reason to be anxious at all, but experience it anyways. Some people experience panic…
Can Leaky Gut Cause Anxiety?
If you’re dealing with anxiety or depression, it may be worth looking into leaky gut – it could be impacting your mental health.
5 Best Supplements for Anxiety
Two things we know a lot about here at SSW: supplements and anxiety. Finally, it’s time to combine the two into one epic blog post. Anxiety is a monster that needs to be managed, so in this case the supplements are… the manager? The assistant manager? Okay, that makes their job sound way less cool…
Can CBD Oil Cure Anxiety?
Anxiety confession: the first time I had a panic attack was when I got high on marijuana for the first time. Panic attacks as a result of using brain altering substances, like drugs, happen often – mostly in those predisposed to anxiety and panic already. What happens is the THC (tetrahydrocannabinol) binds to cannaboid 1…
Anxiety: How Long Does it take to Heal?
Confession: I read a lot of other people’s blog posts about anxiety. To be honest, even though most are complete strangers, it makes me feel connected in a way I can’t find elsewhere. I feel like we all share in something – something awful, but special – something that only if you’ve lived through it…
Special Announcement – New Ebook!
Today my dreams come true and I am officially releasing this Anxiety Workbook on Standing Strong Wellness. This is such a big deal for me. As someone who has been on their own journey with anxiety over the years, I know how hard it can be to find support out there. This ebook was born…
When Anxiety is Your Normal
When anxiety is your normal, you don’t really know you have anxiety. It’s just life as you know it. Growing up, I never thought I had anxiety. I thought I was just ‘uptight’. I described myself as ’emotional’. I never felt like I had control, but I constantly sought it. However, it never crossed my…
Creating a Safe Space: Himalayan Salt Rock Lamps
First, I want to talk briefly about the importance of creating a safe space. A safe space is important for people with anxiety – absolutely – but everybody deserves a sanctuary where they can go and feel safe. These past couple of months, we’ve been working on our bedroom, trying to get it where we…