⬇️DEALING WITH ANXIETY ⬇️ If you’re anything like me, then you know how it feels to struggle with calming an anxious mind.
For some time, I have struggled with my anxiety due to PTSD. I remember my anxiety caused me to treat specific aspects of life as a threat.
Often in this state of mind, you’ll feel as if you’re drowning in your thoughts.
Your fear becomes heightened, which in the end limits you from functioning normally.
To calm your anxious mind, I wanted to share the tips that have helped me create and cultivate a safe and peaceful mindset for myself. 💜
One of the things you’ll find yourself doing when having an anxious mind is having improper breathing.
You’ll begin to tense up in the shoulders, your tongue will become shoved to the roof of your mouth, and your mouth will become pitched tight.
Limiting the proper amount of air to your brain translates to your body that you’re in danger also known as “panic attacks“. To counteract holding our breath, I started to implement a breathing strategy that will help you to release anxious thoughts.
First, begin by inhaling, and as you’re exhaling verbally, speak out whatever the anxious thought is by saying, “ I will not, or I am not.” For instance, “ I will not allow for negative anxious thoughts to overtake my life.” What are some ways you’re dealing with anxiety? ✨ To read more of my blog link is in bio! - 43 minutes ago