Self-care strategies webinar series

Posted by Reeve Staff in Daily Dose on November 20, 2019 # Health, Lifestyle

The art of managing anxiety and worry
December 3, 2019 2PM ET
Register for this free online event.

Many of us experience some fear and anxiety as normal, and even critical, in times of danger. The ‘what-ifs’ of worrisome thoughts also have the potential to reduce the quality of our life. If unchecked, they can become overwhelming. This is especially true in life after spinal cord injury. Is it time to consider the role of anxiety and worry in your life? This session starts with some basic education about how fear is processed in our brain. We will then discuss several brain-based strategies to help observe, assess and manage anxious thoughts. We will also present some potential problem-solving skills that can support healthy emotions and behaviors. Our overall aim is to better understand and reduce discomfort related to anxiety and worry.

Future sessions include "Mental health and self-care for caregivers" on December 12 and "Using mindfulness to support life after paralysis" on January 8. All three sessions will be hosted by Terry Gupta, MSW, C-IAYT, E-RYT500, YACEP, who, along with and her partner Jay Gupta, RPh, MSc, MTM Specialist, C-IAYT, is co-Founder of and

This project was supported, in part, by grant number 90PRRC0002, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.