Anxiety Management

How to Overcome Anxiety

Ever felt your heart racing fast as a result of unwelcoming thoughts and task/emotional pressure?

That’s anxiety. Our natural response to stressful situations.

Let’s just face it! At times, we all get anxious.

But what if the anxiety is prolonged and is holding you back from doing better in your life?

Of course, ongoing anxiety can burn down your peace, and you are no longer in charge of your thoughts. So, your goal should be to get yourself some relief and reduce stress.

Let’s see how it is done!

4 Tips to Manage anxiety

Here are some self-care strategies to calm yourself and counter persistent anxiety attacks.

1. Take Long, Deep Breaths

According to Delphi Behavioral Health, breathing is the quickest way to reduce maximum anxiety. Long and deep breaths send a positive message to your brain, which interrupts your anxiety cycle and revives your thought process.

Inhale fresh air from the environment and exhale your negative energies out.


2. Go For a Quick Walk

Walk away from the stressful situation for a while. Give your body some time to recharge. Practice some yoga or just go for a quick 15-minute walk.

3. Challenge Your Fears

Go and assess the root cause of your anxiety. Question yourself if it is worry is real and requires attention.

Most of your negative thoughts stem from “what ifs” and sometimes out of your control. Convince your brain that your fears are just hypothetical and may not warrant attention. Take control of your thoughts by questioning those anxiety-provoking thoughts. It will help.

4. Fake It Till You Make It!

Another must-try tip is visualizing yourself calm. See your body going through any stressful situation by staying relaxed.

Wrapping It Up

We applaud your attempt to strike down your anxiety. However, if your anxiety goes beyond repair, quickly consult a professional therapist. 

Good luck!

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Dr. Keshia Easterling