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anxiety - August 31st 2015, 05:50 AM

Im just wondering how do you guys deal with anxiety i eat ice to deal with it.
   
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Re: anxiety - August 31st 2015, 12:39 PM

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I am going to move this over to the anxiety forum since it is about tips for managing anxiety.

For my anxiety, I have to find ways to distract myself, such as having conversations with people about more fun topics or playing a game.

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Re: anxiety - August 31st 2015, 01:45 PM

I do a lot of mindfulness to help like the body scan etc. I do a lot of breathing exersises too and so mannnny distractions its unreal. I also say cheerleading statements to myself like "I've done this before, I can do it again" or "I am strong enough to do this". Listening to music helps me calm down too


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Re: anxiety - August 31st 2015, 08:42 PM

Hey there,

When I get anxious, I do deep breathing exercises, and try to work out what's bothering me. When I figure out the trigger, I try to find a solution, or change the way I think about the problem so I don't get so anxious. I also do mindfulness occasionally too


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Re: anxiety - September 2nd 2015, 01:29 PM

Hi There,

I tend to try and keep myself busy with a variety of different activities.
I find I get anxious when I focus too much on a certain project so I have to walk away from what I am doing when I notice I am starting to slip.
I also talk to people, listen to music, knit and other activities.
   
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Re: anxiety - September 5th 2015, 12:37 PM

Hey there,

So, my shrink taught me mindfulness exercises to relax--holding a candle in my hand, using all five senses to describe the sensations (not going to taste the candle though soooo).
Umm, lying on the floor listening to classical music.
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