Monday, 28 September 2015

Dealing With Anxiety

So recently I have been struggling with anxiety. My friends and family have been a massive help but there is only so much they can do, the rest is up to me. I often find that I can calm myself down by myself but I often tell one of my close friends that know about it.
Here the 10 things I do to help deal with Anxiety.
**These are only what helps me everyone is different so don't worry if these things don't work**
1. Distract myself.
 I try to think of a nice place in my head where everything is ok.
2. Tell someone.
I always tell at least one person so someone knows why I am like that and can cover for me.
3. Walk away.
 Sometimes being on my own really helps me calm down.
4. Listen to music.
This can't be done all the time because sometime music is un available. Music is a big part of my life and I love to sing. Music has always been my escape and something that can make me feel better and calmer.
5. Breathe in slowly and deeply.
 Many people use this technique to help calm themselves down and it really works!
6. Try and ignore it.
 I know it sounds stupid but if you try not to think about it too much eventually it will seem a lot smaller and more manageable.
7. Count to ten.
 Yes I know this is an old trick but trust me it really works. Not only does it make time go quicker but it always calms me down.
8. Tell myself it's ok.
 Yes I know I probably sound pretty crazy at the moment but believe me if you believe in yourself you can do a lot more than you think. Including helping Anxiety.
9. Lie down.
Because sometimes I get dizzy with it I find it good to lie down where possible and close your eyes. If this is not possible then sitting down often gives the same effect.
10. Stay Strong.
Show Anxiety that you will not be beaten by some little Anxiety attack. Yes it cam be scary, believe me I know. But at the end of the day you can't let it get you down. So I know it sounds cheesy but Stay Strong!

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