Using Grounding Techniques + Sensory Strategy to Calm Anxiety

My husband suffers from extreme anxiety that can, at times, be crippling. We have tried dozens of coping mechanisms and advice to various levels of success. Fortunately, we have learned a few different grounding techniques and sensory strategies to help us cope. These three are our favorites. Read through them and give them a try the next time you find yourself or a loved one facing an anxiety attack.

CBD and Hemp Treatibles for an Anxious Dog

Our dog, Wilkins, is such an anxious pup that we haven’t been able to take him anywhere without a complete meltdown. We were recently introduced to Treatibles (CBD + Hemp Chews) and decided to give one to Wilkins to try. A prescription of Xanax didn’t work but we thought maybe CBD would help alleviate his anxiety. After a couple of days on CBD, we felt like the owners of a completely different dog.

Music Detox

This post includes affiliate links which help support Far Beyond Love. Last week I started a music detox. I went through my music library and scrubbed it (temporarily) of some artists, albums, and genres. I created new playlists and I synced new music to my iPhone. I’ve been feeling it building up for a while and…

The Scars in our Brains

Disclosure: This post is written with the permission and approval of my husband to help shine a light on mental health issues and those who struggle. Please see the end of this post for final details. A couple of years ago, Brandon and I read a book about struggling with mental illness and the impact mental illness…

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