We’ve all experienced stress & anxiety, it’s inescapable & universal. It’s a natural part of life, especially in 2021. Life moves fast & we’re constantly being overstimulated, but that does not mean there aren’t easy & actionable ways to manage stress & anxiety.
There’s good reason to find ways to manage stress & anxiety too & that’s because they wreak havoc on our physical & mental health. Check out some of these symptoms below👇🏽
〰️ High blood pressure, accelerated heart rate, shortness of breath.
〰️ Exhaustion due to sleep problems.
〰️ Body aches & pains.
〰️ Feeling restless, wound-up, or on-edge.
〰️ Having difficulty concentrating, paying attention, or remembering things
〰️ Difficulty controlling feelings of worry
〰️ Sweating, trembling, or shaking
〰️ Change in appetite, upset stomach
〰️ Withdrawing from relationships or lacking motivation
〰️ Thinking too much about the past
So what can you do? In this post, I’ve highlighted 6 actionable solutions that are accessible to all. See what they are below 👇🏽
🔆 Fact-check your thoughts
🔆 Stay in the present moment
🔆 Get outside & walk it off
🔆 Mindfulness & visualization meditation
🔆 Talk It Out
Remember these are just some of the ways to help you manage stress & anxiety. There are so many resources out there for you, so many ways to help you manage stress & anxiety, and remember you are not alone! Reach out if you feel like you need help ❤️
Your mental health coach,
⚠️ If you or someone you know is struggling with mental and/or substance use disorders call SAMHSA’s National Helpline. It’s a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish). Call 1-800-662-4357 or TTY 1-800-487-4889.