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3 Things to Consider Doing if you Struggle with Anxiety

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3 Things to Consider Doing if you Struggle with Anxiety

When not well managed, anxiety is something that can destabilize your life. It can cause you to worry more than you should and rob you of the joy that often comes from living in the moment. For this reason, it’s important that you look for effective ways to manage any anxiety that you might find yourself struggling with. Managing anxiety has a lot to do with learning to master your thoughts and train your mind to think more positively. It also means learning to relax and trying not to take things too seriously. It can be a struggle to overcome anxiety, but you should know that it’s possible. This article aims to help you by providing three things you can consider doing if you happen to struggle with anxiety.

Consider Supplements

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Anxiety can make you worry about everyday life events on a regular basis. It can seem like you’re very pessimistic as you’re always expecting disaster, and can’t stop worrying about things such as money, your family, health, career, and school. It can have a number of adverse effects on your health such as causing high blood pressure, insomnia, muscle aches, headaches, trembling, and difficulty concentrating to mention a few. To help relieve anxiety, you should, therefore, consider taking supplements. Some of them include lemon balm, omega-3 fatty acids, valerian, green tea, or Kava-kava. If it happens that you have a health condition of any kind, you should speak to your doctor before taking supplements.

Write Out Your Worries

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Another way to help calm your mind and reduce anxiety is to write out how you’re feeling. You could do this by recording your feelings in a journal, on a loose sheet of paper or notepad, and listing all of your worries and concerns. You should be as frank as possible as it may help you better understand what you’re worrying about as well as the root cause of the worry. Studies have even shown that writing about difficult emotions can be beneficial, so you have little to lose by trying this method. You could consider writing before bed as a way of de-stressing and reflecting after a long day.

Try CBD Oil

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There are physical ways of trying to deal with anxiety such as by using CBD oil. If you’re wondering what exactly that is, it’s a whole plant Hemp Extract which contains the entire range of U.S. Government patented cannabinoids. You should also rest assured that you’re unlikely to experience any side effects. This oil is said to help relieve anxiety, so you should try the CBD oil and see if it produces positive results for you. Researchers suggest that it may change the way that your brain’s receptors respond to serotonin which is a chemical that is linked to mental health.

It is normal to struggle with negative thoughts from time to time, doubt yourself, and worry about things that haven’t happened yet. However, it’s critical that you learn how to stay in control of such thoughts so that you can live a mentally as well as physically healthy life. Hopefully, by applying some of the tips mentioned in this article in addition to some of your own, you’ll be able to learn not to let anxiety get the best of you.

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Maggie Hammond

maggiehammond57@gmail.com

Maggie Hammond is a retired nurse and freelance writer, exploring and writing in the U.S. in retirement. An advocate for public health and nursing qualifications, she feels passionate about raising awareness of the current strain on public health organizations.