Living with chronic anxiety makes life harder than it already is. Feelings of panic, fear, and ongoing stress may plague everything you do, and you may wonder if there will ever be a day that you don’t feel this way. We want you to know that although dealing with anxiety may be an ongoing battle, there are things you can do to ease your symptoms.
- Take Care of Your Physical Health- Your physical health impacts how you feel on an emotional and mental level. If you struggle with anxiety, make extra effort to exercise daily, get enough sleep, and eat well-balanced meals. If you are always tired or hungry, it will be harder to control the symptoms of your anxiety.
- Know When to Take a Time-Out- Taking a few minutes to pause and reset throughout the day can make your anxiety symptoms more manageable. When you start to feel like your anxiety is spiraling, take a few minutes to take deep breaths, listen to music, meditate, or do yoga.
- Accept that You Can’t Control Everything- One of the things that might trigger your anxiety is feeling like you lack control over your life. Remind yourself that not controlling everything is normal, and life will continue.
If anxiety has become a normal part of your everyday life, talking to a professional about your symptoms can help. Make an appointment at the office of Dr. James Campbell, LLC today to start your healing journey.