A lot of things make people get anxious, for some it’s the moving to a new school, going for a job interview, finally meeting an internet friend face-face, called out to come to give a speech. Everyone gets anxious at a point and I want to let you know its normal and okay to get anxious at times.
What is Anxiety?
Anxiety is a normal emotion. It is your brain’s way of reacting to stress. It is also a feeling of fear, about what’s to come
Now the case is very different when you get anxious easily, the tiniest of things get you really anxious like being held up in traffic, missing your flight, being called up by your boss, forgetting important documents at home and it’s really getting to you, affecting your work and daily life. This is a problem and you need to fix it. The question is HOW?
All these falls under panic disorder which is as a result of extreme anxiety which causes an individual to feel panicked about the smallest of things
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Now back to your question “How do I fix it”. I will list 7 easy steps you can take to stop random anxiety now
1) Leave that environment and go somewhere peaceful.
2) Take a deep breath, that helps to calm down.
3) Accept that you are anxious, and it’s okay to be.
4) Count to 10 slowly.
5) Use positive self-talk, this is known to be the most helpful of all.
6) Try to Visualize something peaceful and beautiful.
7) Focus on right now and try to bring the best out of that situation.
If you feel you’ve tried all these out, but nothing has changed instead it has gotten out of hand, then its time to seek medical help. If your symptoms cause you a lot of distress and worry, then you need to seek treatment before the symptoms get worse.