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Thursday, October 15, 2009

Stop Anxiety From Taking Over Your Life

By Cal Gladyng
Anxiety is just one of those things that everyone tends to experience at some point or another in life. Some people have to deal with it more than others. You would think that the more someone has to deal with it, the better they would be at overcoming anxiety. This is not always the case. Most of the time, anxiety causes a person's life to spin out of control. Some individuals lose their jobs, begin to become antisocial, and also become depressed once they become overwhelmed with anxiety.
Overcoming anxiety is the only way to get on with your life if it has become a problem. Some anxiety is normal. It is when it becomes excessive that it starts to become a problem. Luckily, there is an anxiety cure. However, there is no one certain anxiety cure. There are a variety of different things you can do to help you get over your anxiety and on with your life.
One of the things that will help you to ease your symptoms is to get some rest. All too often, people become anxious and depressed because they are not taking care of themselves properly. It is best to get at least eight hours of restful sleep every single night. If you must, set a time to go to bed and get up in the morning. Exercise is another way to get your body back into a normal rhythm. Exercising can also help those who seem to never be able to rest actually go to sleep. Working out on a daily basis helps the brain to produce chemicals that naturally help ease feelings of anxiety as well as provide a mental lift.
Another thing you can do when it comes to overcoming anxiety is to avoid most sources of caffeine. If you are a heavy coffee drinker, try switching to decaffeinated coffee instead. Stay away from diet pills that contain stimulants. You will also need to quit smoking if you are a smoker since cigarettes are considered to be a stimulant. Another good way to get rid of anxiety is to watch your diet. Eating too many greasy foods can lead to weight gain, which is another source of stress on your body. Anything that leads to more stress is just going to heighten your feelings of anxiety.
Overcoming anxiety can also be achieved by providing yourself with a little bit of daily relaxation time. Allow yourself at least 30 minutes everyday of quite time. Some people like to refer to it as "me time". Everyone needs this so they can keep going. Just like sleep, we all need a little bit of daily relaxation.
When you life a healthy life and take care of yourself, everything else will fall right into place. Eating the right amount of the right kinds of food, getting enough rest, exercising daily, and allowing yourself some daily relaxation time will greatly decrease the amount of anxiety you experience far more than you may think. It is important to know that there will always be some form of stress at hand, that is just life in general. But by overcoming anxiety associated with it, you will be able to live a much fuller and happier life.
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  1. Hi,

    Stopping by via MyBlogLog. I defintely notice that I'm more stressed out when I don't get enough sleep, which is pretty often lately. Everything you say makes great sense. I just wish I followed your advice, especially the suggestion about exercise. That is a great stress reliever.


  2. Ditto, not getting enough sleep gets me emotionally tipsy especially with stressful projects, i.e. tax. It took me some time to find a form of exercise that allowed me time to get a hardy workout as well as the "me time" I needed but ignored...time to mull over what was important to me that day or that week...