Unwinding Anxiety

An award-winning program that helps you identify your triggers, manage stressful episodes, and completely change your relationship to stress.

What is Unwinding Anxiety?

Unwinding Anxiety is an award-winning program that helps you identify your triggers, manage stressful episodes, and completely change your relationship to stress. The 30-day program consists of 31 individual modules and short daily exercises to help you learn how your mind works and changes your habits around anxiety. You’ll learn how to switch gears the moment anxiety and other unwanted sensations arise and ultimately change the thought patterns and “habit loops” that lead to anxiety.

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Meet your guide, Dr. Jud

A psychiatrist and internationally known expert in mindfulness training for addictions, Jud Brewer, MD, PhD (“Dr. Jud”), is a thought leader in the field of habit change and the “science of self-mastery.” Building on his research, he has developed and tested novel mindfulness programs for habit change, including both in-person and app-based treatments for smoking, emotional eating, and anxiety; and serves as the executive medical director of behavioral health at Sharecare. Dr. Jud also serves as Director of Research and Innovation at the Mindfulness Center and Associate Professor in Behavioral and Social Sciences and Psychiatry at the Schools of Public Health & Medicine at Brown University, as well as a research affiliate at MIT.

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How Unwinding Anxiety works

While using the program, you’ll learn how to switch gears the moment anxiety and other unwanted sensations arise, and ultimately change the thought patterns and “habit loops” that lead to anxiety. Some of the key tools you can use are:

Video Lessons

Learn why the brain becomes anxious.

Check-ins

Routine check-ins teach users to break the cycle of worry.

Exercises

Mindfulness techniques teach users how to stop panic attacks and calm their minds.

Journaling

Journaling allows users to identify anxiety triggers and track progress over time.

Learn how to feel less anxious each day

By participating in the program, you will have access to these key benefits:

  • Awareness of anxiety triggers and anxiety relief — change your relationship with your emotions
  • Be mindful of your routine — feel better in the moment
  • Channel your inner teacher — regulate and manage your response to anxiety
  • Own your progress — track your development over time through journaling
  • Feel the change — rest easy and learn to manage anxiety
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This is a benefit available at no additional cost to Be Well SHBP members. The Unwinding Anxiety program is not part of the well-being incentive program.