Women and Gender Advocacy Center



This page is under development. We are always open to learning new ideas about what is helping survivors handle stress and triggers. If you are using something that is helpful for you, send suggestions our way at wgac@colostate.edu. 

Helpful apps: 

For help sleeping: 

Sleep Pillow: (Free) Sleep Pillow Sounds provides over 70 natural sounds, a sleep timer, and alarm clock display.

For Distractions:

Recolor: (Free) Recolor offers an opportunity to channel anxiety into satisfying, creative accomplishment and is the perfect way to step back from the stress of everyday life. Recolor features over 1000 unique coloring pictures and introduces new pictures EVERY DAY. The fresh and harmonic color palettes are designed for stress relieving coloring.

For Managing Anxiety: 

Relax (free): Effective and rapid stress relief in 5 minutes. De-stress with our guided breathing and meditation exercises that use calming music to promote relaxation. It’s an ideal stress management tool, being simple and intuitive.

Calm: (Monthly fee, after free trial) Calm is the #1 app for mindfulness and meditation to bring more clarity, joy and peace to your daily life. Join the millions experiencing less anxiety and better sleep with our guided meditations, breathing programs and Sleep Stories. Recommended by top psychologists and mental health experts to help you de-stress.

End Anxiety: ◉ Learn to avoid anxiety and improve relaxation after listening daily for just 1–3 weeks. Change your mindset through subconscious thoughts to reduce anxious thoughts. Prevent anxiety from interfering with your work, sleep, and life.

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