How to obtain relief from Anxiety
Relief should be high on your list of wants if you are a
sufferer. Anxiety is a debilitating illness which lowers
the effectiveness of your immune system to ward off
other illnesses. High levels of stress can contribute to
a high level of anxiety.
as it is impossible to avoid stress altogether, it
becomes a necessity to manage our stress and tension
levels using proven techniques. Anxiety relief usually
comes from within and the measures taken will also free
you from stress and tensions.
There are several easy methods to manage our stress and
obtain relief from anxiety:
Identify the factors which trigger your stress and
and thereby seek ways of avoiding their occurrence in
the first place. Grab a pen and paper. Think about all
things that make you feel anxious or stressed and write
them down. Rate them on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1
having a small effect upon you but 10 having a large
adverse affect. Then decide which factors to
address on a priority basis. Should you avoid, run or
fight this situation in future?
Each triggering factor identified may need a combination
of solutions; counselling may be one of them.
Anxiety relief in such cases is possible only with your
hard work and perseverance.
2) The role of natural
anxiety relief measures cannot be overlooked.
There are many natural anxiety relief measures available
for you to utilise:
a) Give yourself a Well Balanced
you get a well balanced diet: to include protein,
vitamins, minerals, fresh fruit and vegetables, wherever
to over-eat, under-eat or binge on food. Little and
often keeps the body running
lots of fresh water. It keeps your system hydrated and
can help avoid the uncomfortable feelings of
dehydration, such as headache.
Make time for
Rests are very
important in order for the body to function properly and
to avoid getting “burnt out”. Ensure you take breaks
from work. Any break is better than no break and if you
can find a quiet space in which to relax then so much
You could also take
up relaxation classes, do yoga or breathing exercises,
both of which will improve your condition and give you
relief from anxiety.
It almost goes without
saying that exercise will benefit anxiety sufferers as
much if not more so than other people. There are
numerous and plentiful suggestions to keep fit out
there, so find an exercise program that suits you.
going to list now a number of stimulants. The problem
with these items is that they boost you up initially,
but as their impact wears off, you come down with a
crash. This can leave you feeling drained and more
anxious than you were before. Many of them also cause
more adrenalin than is required to enter into your
bloodstream, which is the primary cause of many anxiety
Avoid: Caffeine, Processed Sugar, Energy Drinks,
Alcohol, Nicotine and Drugs.
If you have an
addiction to any of these, seek help in breaking that
Get enough sleep.
Anxiety and worry can cause loss of
valuable sleeping hours. And lack of sleep can also
contribute to anxiety, so it’s a vicious circle.
Ensure you get
enough sleep each night and make it a regular routine
for long-term results.
f) Family and Work Relationships:
How do you interact with others in the family and work
environment? Develop a "give and take" attitude to
eradicate differences and reduce anxiety levels.
g) Reduce Anger:
your anger, as it is potentially a big trigger for
h) Patience and
the well known positive traits that will help us to
reduce anxiety levels. Though difficult to acquire these
positive characters, add these parameters in your
actions and thoughts.
Although each tip on its own will
adopt all of these methods for the best results.