Everyone will experience anxiety at some point. Use these anxiety help tips to manage this horrible state.
Anxiety isn’t good for anything. It can seriously slow you down or even keep you from your destiny. The key is to identify it and learn how to squash it.
What is Anxiety?
Anxiety can be as simple as a feeling of uneasiness like worry and can go all the way to full-blown panic attacks. An unpleasant state of fear of the unknown. It can be an expectation of a future threat that causes fear, nervousness or restlessness.
People will have anxiety when they believe something bad is going to happen sometime in the future. The perception that something negative will come out of a situation.
Sometimes this feeling will happen for no apparent reason. This has happened to me in the past. I feel uneasy but, I’m not quite sure why. I ask myself “what are you worried about”? Sometimes it takes a little bit to put my finger on the cause.
This feeling could also mean that something is out of balance in your life. Something that you didn’t notice that was going on. Maybe, your beliefs aren’t quite agreeing with some of your recent actions.
What anxiety can do to you?
Anxiety can cause many issues to your mind and body People who experience anxiety can have some of these symptoms or one of them and they can change quite frequently.
Some symptoms of anxiety affect your mind.
- Having a hard time concentrating.
- Feeling of worry.
- Feeling of fear.
- Unexplained headaches.
- Moodiness or irritability
Symptoms that affect your body.
- Breathing issues. Increased breathing, shallow breathing.
- Pounding heart. Quicker pace or more intensity.
- Increased blood pressure.
- Sleep problems.
- Unexplained aches and pains.
Anxiety help tips
Try to limit the amount of stress you are putting on yourself. Give yourself a break once in a while. Give yourself some grace for not getting as much done as you had hoped.
For so many things a little exercise can do amazing things. Just saying enough is enough and going for a short walk can have a huge impact.
I’m not saying to go to the gym for 4 hours or anything like that. Even 10 minutes of hitting the weights could help. It will at least change your state of mind and make you focus on something else for a bit.
Talk to someone you trust. Find a group that can share some of the same things you are going through. You will find you are not alone in your situation.
Meditate for 10 to 15 minutes a day. You don’t need to be a master. Just focus on getting your mind quiet.
Try some yoga. Put on a beginner yoga class from YouTube and don’t worry about looking silly.
Deep breathing. Take deep breaths and slow down. Google box breathing and give it a shot.
Take a hot bath.
Get better sleep
Before bed make sure you have time to relax. Don’t go to bed all wound up. When you go to bed, think of all the good things that happened earlier in the day and be grateful for them.
The exercise you have started will help you fall asleep faster as well.
Have a better diet
Try to eat healthier. Slow down and plan your meals instead of just getting that fast sack every day.
The best help I can recommend
Read! Reading something of value can help with anxiety more than you know. Especially something that is geared toward helping with anxiety.
The best recommendation I have is to read “Awaken the Giant Within” by Tony Robbins.
This book will help you with way more than anxiety. It will blow your mind what you didn’t know about how much you can do. If you want to make a real lasting change and get rid of fear and worry read this book and do the exercises.