Ways to Reduce Anxiety Right Here, Right Now

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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