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25 Chronic Illness Podcasts

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/chronic-illness-podcasts When you're dealing with chronic illness, it's easy to feel isolated and alone.  Because podcasts are so easily accessible, they are a great way to listen to other's stories and experiences, hear from experts, and get helpful advice from those who have been there.  Whether you're looking for wellness tips, inspiration, or understanding, we've got a podcast for you.

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Relaxing Alternatives to Adult Colouring Books

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The adult colouring book trend has been huge for several years, and it's for good reason: taking the time to colour is truly therapeutic and can be great for relaxation and practicing mindfulness, which can help reduce anxiety.  If you've hit up the colouring books and are looking for something new, we've rounded up some portable books that contain activities to keep your focus, and encourage creativity. Animetrics Sticker Challenge   With a set of geometric stickers, this intricate book requires concentration as you peel and stick to create gorgeous, colourful animal designs like owls, bears, birds, and more. Make...

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Self-Care for Creativity

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Whether you're a creative for work, enjoy it as a form of self-expression, or are just looking for something new to add to your self-care routine, challenging yourself creatively has many benefits. Getting creative is a great way to practice mindfulness and can help relieve stress as you're focused on what you are doing, plus it engages your brain in different ways, which can help you to better solve problems, gain self-awareness, and feel more confident.  However, we all know that creativity is something that can feel forced, and its easy to back away from creative activities when you're feeling...

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Better Sleep Gift Guide

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/blogs/caring-crate-blog/better-sleep-gift-guide Whether you struggle with getting enough sleep yourself, or you're looking to treat someone who could use a little help prioritizing their rest, we've chosen some amazing gifts to help promote relaxation and better sleep.

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Anxiety Soothing Playlist

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  For when you're feeling tense, this playlist is designed to help soothe frazzled nerves, reduce tension, and bring you back to a place of balance gently.       The Wolves (Act I and II) by Bon Iver Don't Panic by Coldplay Don't Be Scared by Andrew Bird Waves Knows Shores - James Blake Promise - Ben Howard Breathe Me - SIA Three Little Birds by Bob Marley Something Wild by Lindsey Stirling ft. Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness Shake It Out by Florence and the Machine Breathe (2 a.m.) by Anna Nalick Don’t You Worry Child by Swedish House...

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