It has been a long time since I had anxiety, and now I’m ready to permanently say goodbye to it! This article may help you if you suffer from anxiety. It can make you feel like something earth-shaking is going to happen, but it’s not.
When I’m looking to improve my life, I like many others do a lot of research on the internet. It was the same with anxiety. Let me first say I’m a Christian, and that I always go to God first for guidance and help with problems or concerns. Then, He leads me elsewhere to find the help that I need.
Many sites are available online which deal with emotional and physical problems. YouTube is full of sites about anxiety, and ways to overcome it. Mark Tyrrell’s YouTube site has been a great help to me. His sites are a godsend for me and others. He offers many simple ways to reduce anxiety.
He discusses six simple methods to reduce anxiety on one of his websites. First, name your anxiety. By naming the source of your anxiety and what you are worried about, you can lessen its effect. Second, you can face your anxiety. You can make anxiety stronger by ignoring it. Face the anxiety. Thirdly, you can breathe the anxiety out. Inhale quickly and hold it for a few seconds, then exhale quickly.
Grading the anxiety is the fourth step. You can reduce the impact of anxiety by grading it. This will make you calmer, and you’ll feel more in control. Fifth, you can discharge your anxiety. Do some exercise to get your mind off the anxiety. Lastly, use the AWARE method. Accept the feelings, watch it and rate it. A==react normally. R==repeat. E==expect to get the best.
You can try out the AWARE Technique and the Six Steps to see if it helps you. He also mentioned that chewing gum can help calm anxiety. You can control your anxiety by chewing gum.
In conclusion, you don’t need to let anxiety control your life. Take back control of your life and let go of the anxiety. You can do it! You can do it!