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Anxiety Help: 5 Tips to Cope with Anxiety

If you experience anxiety, you’re not alone. Anxiety disorders affect as many as 40 million Americans each year, but it is important to note that anxiety presents differently for different people. Anxiety disorders can include Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and Panic Disorder. GAD is intense worrying that cannot be controlled and Panic Disorder can involve a strong and sudden sense of fear, heart palpitations, sweating, or trembling. It is important to note, however, that everyone who experiences anxiety does not have an anxiety disorder, and some people experience more severe anxiety than others.

Whether your anxiety is stemming from an anxiety disorder or is just a natural response to experiences and the worries of life, following some anxiety tips can be helpful.

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Anxiety Tip #1: Know Your Triggers.

Different people have different triggers—things that might set off an anxiety attack. Common triggers could include feeling rushed on the way to work/school, going to your first day on a new job, socializing with an unfamiliar group of people. Check in with yourself throughout the day to see how you’re feeling and reflect on what you are thinking. If you are feeling anxious, follow the tips below.

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Anxiety Tip #1: Know Your Triggers.

Different people have different triggers—things that might set off an anxiety attack. Common triggers could include feeling rushed on the way to work/school, going to your first day on a new job, socializing with an unfamiliar group of people. Check in with yourself throughout the day to see how you’re feeling and reflect on what you are thinking. If you are feeling anxious, follow the tips below.

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Anxiety Tip #2: Follow The 3, 3, 3 Rule.

Take a look around you; name three things you can see. Now, take note of what you hear around you or in the distance. Name three things that you can hear. Finally, move three parts of your body: fingers, toes, ankles, etc. Taking note of your physical reality will help ground you into the present.

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Anxiety Tip #2: Follow The 3, 3, 3 Rule.

Take a look around you; name three things you can see. Now, take note of what you hear around you or in the distance. Name three things that you can hear. Finally, move three parts of your body: fingers, toes, ankles, etc. Taking note of your physical reality will help ground you into the present.

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Anxiety Tip #3: Be Mindful Of Nutrition.

The old saying, you are what you eat has a lot of truth to it. Some foods like sugary foods and caffeine can make anxiety worse. But drinking water and eating protein can help.

At Psychiatric Care Center we create tailored supplement and nutrition plans to help support our patients’ physical and mental health.

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Anxiety Tip #3: Be Mindful Of Nutrition.

The old saying, you are what you eat has a lot of truth to it. Some foods like sugary foods and caffeine can make anxiety worse. But drinking water and eating protein can help.

At Psychiatric Care Center we create tailored supplement and nutrition plans to help support our patients’ physical and mental health.

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Anxiety Tip #4: Just Do Something.

Doing something can help you refocus. Get outside and go for a walk. If you’re at home, take a break to straighten the room up, put away any clutter, and throw away any trash. Watch a funny video. Do anything that can break the negativity and help you feel more in control.

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Anxiety Tip #4: Just Do Something.

Doing something can help you refocus. Get outside and go for a walk. If you’re at home, take a break to straighten the room up, put away any clutter, and throw away any trash. Watch a funny video. Do anything that can break the negativity and help you feel more in control.

Anxiety Tip #5: Remember That This Feeling Is Temporary.

You cannot stay in any state forever; this, too, shall pass.

Anxiety Tip #5: Remember That This Feeling Is Temporary.

You cannot stay in any state forever; this, too, shall pass.

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When To Seek Help

If you’ve made positive lifestyle changes and you find your anxiety worsening, it may be time to seek professional help.

Psychiatric Care Center can help. PCC offers an Adult Day Program that focuses on core issues like depression, anxiety, and stress management and offers a dual diagnosis track for people who are also struggling with chemical dependency.

Learn more about our Intensive Outpatient Program for adults.

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When To Seek Help

You cannot stay in any state forever; this, too, shall pass.