Meditation and breathing is great for managing anger, stress, and anxiety.
Spending just five minutes a day sitting still and bringing your attention back to your breath can do wonders for your mood and sense of peace. Check out these Guided Meditation Tools:
Insight Timer is the #1 free meditation app on Google. It has over 80,000 free meditations and includes an option to access some of the content in Guest Mode — without even creating a free account.
Plum Village is a free app and YouTube channel with guided meditations, deep relaxations and other practices offered by Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh a global spiritual leader, poet and peace activist, revered around the world for his pioneering teachings on mindfulness, global ethics and peace. You can also download some of his books for free:
Fragrant Hearts website has free guided meditations, sorted by category, like Meditations for Relaxation & Stress Relief. They have long and short meditations to fit into your schedule – some as quick as the 1 Minute Calming Meditation. You can find more free meditations at their sister site, Quiet Lotus.
Call4Calm is a free-of-charge text line that can provide you with emotional support and practical resources. Text “TALK”, or “HABLAR” for Spanish speakers, to 552020 . You will receive a response from a local counselor within 24 hours ready to help. Your anonymity will be protected. You can also text keywords such as “unemployment”, “food” and “shelter” to receive information on how to access the support you need.