Living with anxiety may not be the easiest thing to constantly deal with so we are here to go over a few coping mechanism to help you live a little better. Often times there are particular triggers such as thoughts or situations that cause you to start feeling anxious. When this happens try taking a step back from the situation and try to rationalize why you are feeling this way? What is it about these circumstances that triggers anxiety? Reasoning through your feelings can give you a new perspective that can help tackle the problem. If you are unable to answer these questions try writing down the triggers in the form of a list and look for patterns to help you figure out the answer. Taking a step back from the situation by doing something relaxing can help you clear your head as well. No matter what’s going on try your best to maintain a positive attitude and tell yourself that you can handle anything. I know a lot of times I start getting anxiety when I have to depend on someone else to finalize something as simple as dinner plans. I’m the kind of person who likes to plan ahead of time, have reservations made and everything sorted. When I have to wait for someone to get back to me I start getting anxious thinking about it and I keep annoying them to hurry up and let me know. It sounds so simple and funny when you think about it because what’s the big deal? I’ve learned that most importantly there are things I cannot change and there is no point in stressing about them. Rationalizing my thoughts helps me calm down and I hope some of these tips work for you!
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