Anxiety is a phenomenon that is materialized by unfounded fears, fears about his evolution.
This psychological state leads to doubts about one’s abilities, limiting opportunities for socializing oneself and ending up taking over our rationality. Difficult to identify, she is responsible for sleep disorders and diet, among others.
If it is seen as a natural reaction to what you perceive as a threat, its appearance can be avoided by relaxation and personal reflection. Be that as it may, this invisible burden is eating away at many people who want to get rid of it once and for all.
Here are some tips for doing this.
Limit anxiety by adopting healthy lifestyle anxiety is most often based on unconscious and irrational fears; it can be limited or even contained by changing your habits.
Whether you fear to make an appearance in public, making bad choices that dramatically affect your life, or worrying that you will be followed on your way home, you cannot let this anguish rule your life and limit you to your activities.
One of the most straightforward solutions to apprehending personally (without having recourse to medicine) is to focus your mind on a lifestyle that promotes your body’s balance and good health. To do this, it is, for example, recommended to exercise regularly.
Your energy expenditure will allow you at first to eliminate stress, but also to fatigue your body, which should limit sleep disorders.
We often talk about “good fatigue” after spending a lot of money. In this respect, we advise you to indulge in an activity that requires concentration and significant physical efforts such as tennis, bodybuilding, or swimming, for example.
The best time of the day to expel all your negative feelings in this way then seems to be the early evening, coming back from work.
This will allow you a radical break with the stress related to your job and enjoy a real-time of relaxation after the fact.
Returning home, it will be time to take a shower.
More than just a question of hygiene, it is also part of the fight against anxiety.
Feel free to take your time, focus on the feeling of the drops of water flowing over your body, and close your eyes to multiply this benefit.
You must realize that these are short reflexes that will ultimately improve your overall feeling and develop a sense of general well-being.
Lack of sleep is another factor that can increase daily anxiety. Nights of less than 8 hours are to be avoided. As you probably know, the older you become, the more difficult your sleep is to catch up.
Again, it is recommended to be vigilant to limit the onset and development of anxiety regarding your diet. Avoid overeating fat, especially before going to sleep, and consider eating fruits and vegetables to feed the vitamins your body needs.
If you can feel that your worries evaporate for a few hours thanks to these substitutes, it would ultimately only strengthen your feeling of discomfort and could also cause addiction.
Coffee lovers will be disappointed, but caffeine is a stressor, and abusing it can lead to panic attacks. Limit as much as you can. And do not fall back on tea either: the theine has the same chemical composition as caffeine and therefore causes the same effects.
It is then recommended to drink Rooibos (also called red tea), virgin of any harmful substance.
Finally, you must, at all costs, avoid taking refuge in the comfort of your home to fight against anxiety.
Your social life is a decisive element in regaining control of your emotions.
Go out, see the world, party (obviously not too much), and enjoy constant and sturdy emotional support, limiting your vulnerability to fears buried deep within you.
Psychological support and behavioural, cognitive therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is done on a psychologist’s advice and is aimed at people who are unable to overcome their anxiety.
Since anxiety is most often due to deep unconscious fears, this method is intended to highlight the source of your malaise.
Identifying your anxiety will be made by studying the body symptoms that occur in situations identified as stressful.
In short, you will have to face your fears so that a specialist can define their origin, all in a secure environment.
In addition to these scenarios, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy will offer you psychological support that will allow you to meet other patients, victims of the same anxieties, and share their experiences and progress for the group’s greater good.
In a few weeks, you will regain control of your emotions and learn to control your fears, in that you will know which phenomena or situations favour their appearance.
Should medication be used to treat anxiety?
The question is more rhetorical than anything else.
It’s impossible to consider locking yourself in a chemical tank for the rest of your life if there are many kinds of antidepressants or other beta-blockers.
So, if there is treatment, make sure that it is done in the short term.
Some people are reduced to taking pills to sleep and wander more than they live. You will understand, we are not in favour of a systematic medication.
In the united states, some people take Xanax, but if we talk about how long does Xanax last in your system to make you feel beautiful, then it’s just a few hours. So, we must keep it natural to get rid of anxiety.
Know that anxiety medications have significant side effects, such as drowsiness, loss of appetite, or a relative feeling of not feeling anything at all, which can affect your family’s perception of you.
What if plants could reduce your anxiety?
Some herbs, used in herbal teas or granules, are famous for calming body and mind.
For example, this is the case of valerian root or kava, which would promote sleep and rest naturally.
Herbal medicine’s efficacy is not yet objectively demonstrated, but be careful not to exceed the prescribed doses.
These remedies are over-the-counter; it will be up to you to inquire before use.
Do not mix the different medicines either.
If you are taking anti-anxiety medications, do not risk an unexpected reaction when choosing this medication type.
Alternative methods to regain the serenity
Since anxiety has a psychological origin, it seems natural to turn to relaxation and meditation to limit its effects.
Thus, activities such as yoga, or even some martial arts based on the pursuit of inner peace and concentration, can help you chase your anxieties by offering you new approaches to your inner being and resistance to external factors.
Simple tools such as breathing, muscle relaxation, and guided imagination will give you keys to overcome your fears and manage to “escape” the pressures that weigh on you every day.
You can also learn to visualize the physical signs of stress to prevent the rise of anxiety by focusing on your heart rate, breathing, or the tension of your muscles.
Finally, some people question Western traditional medicine’s effectiveness and trust centuries-old practices such as acupuncture that stimulates the nerve centres and allows global relaxation, both physical and psychological.
Anxiety is neither a fatality nor a weakness.
Your psychology reacts simply to the pressures it undergoes in contact with its environment.
Living with a perpetual apprehension of what might happen, or the fear of never achieving your goals is a significant limitation of your intrinsic potential.
You cannot ignore it and go through your life with fear in your stomach.
You deserve better than this, which is why Personal Success will accompany you in your personal daily growth!