anxiety for dummies: how to get relief

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  1. 1. Anxiety For Dummies: How To Get Relief Anxiety can affect anyone despite their age, religion, income, or race. It is a very real and debilitating condition that will take over your life if you let it. Go over the advice that follows so that you can figure out what options you have to better deal with anxiety. Music is a positive tool in the battle against anxiety. Play songs by your favorite band when you feel anxious. Follow each note and get lost in the music. Before long you will experience a reduction in your anxiety and an improvement in your mind set. Doing your best to busy your mind is integral to coping with anxiety. Because anxiety can affect the way you breathe, breathing techniques are a good way to get it under control. Count your breaths quietly, and focus on trying to relax. For optimum results, try and find a nice quiet place away from others to practice this method of breathing. Have a friend listen as you describe your biggest anxiety trigger, and make it larger than life. Once you recount this fear to them again and again, you will soon realize how silly it can be, and you just might end up looking at the problem with a totally different perspective. Laughter really can be the best medicine when you find you are feeling anxious. Get some laughter therapy in by visiting with an entertaining friend, reading a funny book or watching a comedy. Begin your day with a healthy dose of positive affirmation, said aloud in the mirror. Tell yourself how your ideal day will go, and your goals for the day. Commit to creating a day that reflects the day you have imagined. Now you are equipped to be more proactive in handling your anxiety, using the helpful ideas you just read. There is no need to suffer in silence, nor must you face these problems alone. You can find help to deal stress and live a better life.


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