Sometimes when you are feeling anxious, you might be unsure about how to feel better, and unwittingly fuel your anxiety by getting carried away by a slew of what-ifs. Thankfully, there are many tools and techniques you can use to manage your anxiety right here, right now. First of all, take a deep breath. Deep diaphragmatic breathing is a powerful anxiety-reducing technique because it activates the body’s relaxation response, and helps the body go from the fight-or-flight response. Next, accept that you’re anxious and remember that anxiety is just a feeling, like any other feeling. Once you accept it, you realize it is tolerable and will pass just as any other emotional state.
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