I don’t know about you, but I’ve been feeling so drained by my anxiety and I desperately need a break. Can you relate?
Can you notice when you're most anxious? Is it before a date with someone you like? On your way into the office? Or before having a tough conversation? When you are driving to a dentist appointment? Or do you feel anxiety at the thought of where you’ll be in 5 years?
Below are 5 tips and tricks that help me with my free-floating anxiety and my hope is that they help you too.
1. Think about this: A husband and wife holding hands are on a leisurely stroll. The husband asks his wife, “Honey, how are you feeling about our vacation in two weeks?” The wife wisely cracks back, “I don’t feel any type of way because we aren’t on our vacation yet.” Can you try living a little bit more like the wise wife and letting go of expectations and anxiety around upcoming events?
2. Come back to the now: When someone asks, “how are you?” can you take that as an opportuni...