Pinterest launches wellness activities to help users cope with stress, anxiety

TechCrunch | 7/22/2019 | Staff
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Pinterest has introduced emotional wellness activities tailored for the millions of users searching the visual pinboard for emotional health and related topics.

Created in partnership with Brainstorm, the Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation, Vibrant Emotional Health and the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the activities, meant for users to complete when they are feeling anxious, sad or stressed, include deep-breathing and self-compassion exercises.

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The option to engage with the new activities pops up when a Pinterest user searches for “stress quotes,” “work anxiety” or other terms that indicate they might be feeling down, the company explained.

The look and feel of the activities is different from the rest of Pinterest. The company wants users to understand their use of these activities are private and not connected to their...
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