Nipping anxiety in the bud: How parents with anxiety can minimize it in their children

Nipping anxiety in the bud: How parents with anxiety can minimize it in their children

While a child of parents who suffer from anxiety has a higher chance of developing the condition, according to new research, parents can act preemptively to stave off anxiety in their children. Science Daily reported that psychiatrist Golda Ginsburg at the University of Connecticut carried out a year-long therapy intervention for 136 families.

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Outside the lines: Coloring for adults to reduce anxiety

Outside the lines: Coloring for adults to reduce anxiety

While the word “coloring” may conjure childhood memories of “staying within the lines” of a favorite coloring book, the hobby also serves as a therapeutic exercise for adults. Those undergoing treatment for mental health conditions like anxiety can lure the mind away from worries by adopting the simple pastime. Some of the more prominent anxiety symptoms, such as a feeling of uneasiness, the inability to remain still, heart palpitations, a feeling of panic and shortness of breath, can be put on hold while coloring an intricate design. Read more

Helping local businesses become dementia-friendly

Helping local businesses become dementia-friendly

For those struggling with dementia and memory loss, getting around stores no longer has to be a daunting task. As reported by CBS News, Jennifer Harrison, a pharmacist in Beavercreek, Ohio, and her colleagues took an Alzheimer’s-friendly certification program provided by Home Instead Senior Care to make shopping less frustrating and confusing for those diagnosed with severe memory loss. Read more