Regaining a sense of calm in the midst of the storm

Today I received an email from OU’s human resources with a reminder about resources for dealing with stress and anxiety and this reminded me of resources I already know about and have been sharing with tornado survivors.

App icon for the Mindfulness Coach
The app icon for the Mindfulness Coach

Mindfulness Coach

Practicing mindfulness means grounding yourself in the present moment. Mindfulness has been shown to be helpful for reducing stress and coping with unpleasant thoughts and emotions. Mindfulness Coach will help you practice mindfulness meditation.

This is a FREE app from the Veterans Administration, with both Google and iPhone versions available: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/appvid/mobile/mindfulcoach_app.asp

Learn more here: https://youtu.be/XSQntf2uPnc

If you don’t want to download an app, there are very similar tools in the VA’s PTSD Coach Online: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/apps/ptsdcoachonline/

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