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.

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…

We’re Talking About Numbers 2 Big to Ignore

I recently shared my excitement over attending the Atlanta Women’s Foundation (AWF) fundraising event on women in poverty with mental health struggles. The event, called Numbers 2 Big, was the biggest fundraising event of the year and was held at the Georgia World Congress Center. It was supposed to feature guest speaker Carrie Fisher and I was attending as…

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