Ways To Cope With Anxiety

Reese writes about different ways people with anxiety can deal with it.

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Reese writes about different ways people with anxiety can deal with it.

Brooklyn Reese

Anxiety is an awful thing to deal with. It is not fun, isn’t easy, and vastly misunderstood. We have compiled a simple list of ways to deal with anxiety. This, by no means, is meant to take the place of seeing a professional. 

Challenge Negative thoughts 

Negative thoughts can sometimes be harmful, they may be harmful to our mind or our body. If you have those thoughts maybe seek help from a counselor, therapist, or psychologist. 

Try breathing exercises

Taking a deep breath in is actually linked to the sympathetic nervous system, which controls the fight-or-flight response. When deep breathing is focused and slow. 

Try supplements or change your diet 

Passionflower is an example of an anxiety remedy that does not have enough quality evidence to support claims of its effectiveness. Studies that do support passionflower’s anti-anxiety effect have serious flaws. However, some supplements do show promise in easing the symptoms of anxiety. 

Gratitude Journal 

Start journaling everything. Go to Target and get a journal. Write in it every day, morning and night. Log all your emotions, feelings, things that happened that day. Use this journal as a therapist, this information won’t get out to anybody. This method may really help you. 

Aromatherapy

Whether they’re in oil form, incense, lotion, CBD, or a candle, scents like lavender, chamomile, and sandalwood can be very soothing. Aromatherapy is thought to help activate certain receptors in your brain, potentially easing anxiety.

Yoga

A wide range of yoga practices suggests they can reduce the impact of exaggerated anxiety. There is evidence that yoga practices help increase heart rate variability, an indicator of the body’s ability to respond to anxiety more flexibly. 

Keep your body and mind healthy

Get enough sleep. Sleep cures a lot more things than we think. Exercise can work to work out all that anxiety and get your mind off of it. Take a morning walk every day. Being outside with fresh air makes everything better. 

Ask your doctor about medication

Having a doctor’s visit won’t hurt anyone. Go talk to your doctor if you feel like your anxiety is severe enough. It’s better to be safe than sorry.