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Advice on how to deal with chronic anxiety


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This can include motivational poetry, upbeat songs or just simple phrases that make you feel good about yourself. Sit down and think about how you want your day to go and do what you have to do to make it a reality.

Learning deep breathing techniques can help you relax and deliver more oxygen to the cells throughout your body. Anxiety causes hyperventilation in some, which is shallow breathing. Compensate by breathing from your diaphragm. Concentrate on pushing your stomach in and out to see that you breathe deeply and keep your anxiety under control.

If your chronic anxiety is so bad that you have a hard time sleeping, you should adjust your nightly ritual accordingly. Avoid watching things like horror films and action movies that create negative feelings that persist once you go to bed. Try watching more relaxing programming or listening to music before you head to bed.

If you have a small snack that is high in protein right before you go to bed, you will help your body keep steady blood sugar in the night. Many times your panic attacks and anxiety will happen in the middle of the night. The cause of this is often low blood sugar, so a snack will help you stay asleep.


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