Stresscare Toolkit

Here's How Anyone Can Ease
Anxiety and Depression Naturally

There's just about as many ways to unwind stress are there are to become overstressed in the first place.

Everyone's different. So we don't all respond to the same things. People who get the best results from Natural StressCare methods usually try out various combinations of approaches until they determine the mix that works best for them.

These methods are not a substitute for counseling or therapy. They can't share insights, teach new ways of framing situations or suggest solutions. They won't listen.

They do make it much easier to put the insights and tools gained in therapy to work.

Check out the pages here until you find yourself drawn to something. Make a list. Decide how much you're willing to do yourself and how much help you'll need. Many Natural StressCare techniques can be done on one's own; some of the most powerful and fast-acting methods require professional attention.

Once you've decided where you want to start, try the various approaches and see what they do for you. It can help to keep a diary and rate your stress levels daily on a scale of 1 to 10. Sometimes when we start feeling relaxed again it feels so natural that we don't notice the progress we're making. If one method doesn't get you where you want to go, try the next one on your list. Don't forget that sometimes it's important to be doing more than one thing at a time; the effect of combining Natural StressCare methods can frequently be more than the sum of their parts.

Of course if you're in an emotional or life crisis you should get professional help; please see a therapist or psychologist. The information in this section is intended for educational purposes only. If you have a condition requiring medical attention, please see a physician.