I’m Thankful for a 99 cent Anxiety iPhone App!

Today I am thankful for a 99 cent iPhone app that I bought on my iPhone. Mr. G called me on Monday on his way to work and said that he’d heard on the radio about an iPhone app that helps with Anxiety. After hanging up the phone, I was excited. Anything that is promoted to help anxiety gets me interested because I want to beat this horrible thing. As you may have read in some of my previous posts, I don’t get the normal every day anxiety, I go to sleep with it, I wake up with it, it rules my life.

I uploaded the app onto my iPhone and iPad. The app is not a game, a photo app or a social media platform, it is simply the calming and hypnotizing voice of a wonderful Scottish man named Donald. Donald tells me to imagine walking in a garden with the breeze on my face, walking through an orchard and picking oranges, not to worry about what others think, that I can be calm and relaxed (as I type this, I can hear him speaking). I’ve heard this before in yoga classes but for some reason when Donald says it, I feel like the lady in the photograph.

I listed to the app on Monday and then again Tuesday morning and again on Wednesday morning. Now, I’ve never done hypnotherapy before and I have always thought about how I would go being ‘hypnotised’ and really had some doubt. But, and I’m being completely honest, I think this damn app is working! I have had the best few days I’ve had in a very long time. Nothing has seemed to phase me, I haven’t had the nervous feeling in my chest, I haven’t felt like this and that needed to be done, I haven’t worried about what will happen tomorrow or what will happen if I don’t answer that email. AMAZING!

Of course I will continue to test this app out to truly see if it is my saviour, but for the past few days it has been and I’m happy with that. And if it ends up being my saviour, well then won’t it be amazing that after paying hundreds for counselors, naturopaths, rekindled ancient wisdom sessions, relaxation music and self help books, a 99 cent app was the thing that did it!

View the app here

Have you had hypnotherapy? Did it work for you?

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Eva Lewis (The Multitasking Woman)

Eva is the Editor and Owner of The Multitasking Woman - a lifestyle and parenting blog.She always has her fingers in many different pies but wouldn't have it any other way. Eva is a Mum to her 4-year-old son, 2 month old daughter, two chickens, one dog and a fish called Bob and a wife to Mr G. They all live happily in their little cottage on the outskirts of Brisbane.

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10 Comments

  1. June 19, 2013 / 9:55 pm

    Wow, that’s amazing. It’s wonderful that you’re noticing such a difference in the way you feel. Yay, for Donald! Thanks for linking up 🙂

    • June 20, 2013 / 3:51 am

      It is amazing. I was very apprehensive and thought ‘ah, why not, it’s only 99c cents’ not even thinking it’d work!

  2. June 19, 2013 / 11:39 pm

    I am SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO happy for you – I am off to check this app out !!! I suffered (and I put it in the past tense here because I haven’t had an attack for a few months now) with it for a while when I first started going through menopause (it is one of the symptoms). I had never experienced anything like it before. I went and saw a psychologist who gave me some strategies to use and they did work to a certain extent. But, at the back of my mind, I do sometimes wonder when (or if) it will hit again.
    Have the BEST day and long may it continue to help you !
    Love, hugs and positive energy !
    Me

    • June 20, 2013 / 3:53 am

      THANK YOU!!!! That’s great to hear you haven’t had an attack and I hope it remains that way for you, I wouldn’t wish it upon anyone. Definitely check the app out. It may not be for everyone but it’s worth a try.

      Have had a great day so far, even though Elliott poured almost the whole container of washing detergent on the floor, it didn’t faze me..go figure!

      Love & hugs

      Eva

  3. June 20, 2013 / 7:24 am

    Hey if it works – cool!!!! And 99c – gotta be happy with that 😉

    • June 22, 2013 / 6:26 am

      Oh Yes, I’m very happy!

  4. June 21, 2013 / 2:20 am

    Will definitely check this app out – this has been an issue for me since my son had major surgery last year, I’ve tried the pharmaceutical path but I found that stressing about the meds was just one more thing to be anxious about! Thank you 🙂

    • June 22, 2013 / 6:27 am

      I hope the app works for you!

  5. June 21, 2013 / 10:53 am

    I haven’t had hypnotherapy but I use a meditation app for my anxiety and stress. It’s the most amazing thing. It’s all about the soothing voice, isn’t it?

    • June 22, 2013 / 6:28 am

      Yes, his voice plays a big part and everything else..well I can’t quite explain!