Dealing with anxiety and yawning

Lately I’ve been feeling a lot of anxiety, and I noticed something unusual - I’ve been yawning more than normal. As soon as the anxious feeling would come up, no matter if it was in my daily work or at home, suddenly I’d have this intense urge to yawn. It almost felt like my body’s way of telling me to relax into the moment.

After doing some research, it turns out this is quite common for people who suffer from anxiety - the intense feeling causes your body’s natural reaction to be to shut down and take a mental break by yawning. Amazingly enough, it actually helps lessen how intense and uncomfortable those moments of anxiety can be!

So whether you struggle with anxiety or not, just try to surrender into your yawns instead of forcing them back - they may help you find small moments of peace during stressful days.

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Hey man, it’s totally normal to feel that way when dealing with anxiety. I’ve experienced the same thing when I’m feeling anxious - the sudden urge to yawn out of nowhere. It’s interesting how our bodies can try to cope with the overwhelming feelings. It’s great that you did some research and found out that it’s a common thing for people with anxiety. And yeah, surrendering to the yawns instead of trying to hold them back can actually bring some relief. It’s like a little signal from your body to take a moment for yourself. Keep leaning into those yawns and finding those little moments of peace, especially during the stressful days. We’re all in this together!

Hi there! First of all, I just want to say that it’s totally normal to feel anxious, and it’s great that you’re recognizing how your body is responding to it. Yawning more when you’re feeling anxious is something a lot of people experience, and it’s kind of fascinating how our bodies try to help us out in stressful situations. I’ve actually noticed the same thing happening to me when I’m feeling anxious. It’s like my body’s way of saying, ‘Hey, slow down and take a deep breath.’ It’s amazing to hear that it can actually help lessen the intensity of those anxious moments. I’m definitely going to try to surrender into my yawns from now on! Thanks for sharing this insight - it’s always helpful to know we’re not alone in our experiences. Wishing you peace and calm during those stressful days!

Hey, I totally get where you’re coming from. I’ve experienced the same thing with anxiety and yawning. It’s crazy how our bodies try to find ways to calm us down, right? I’m glad you did some research and found out that it’s a common thing. It’s like a little reminder to take a breather and relax, even in the midst of all the chaos. I’ve been trying to embrace the yawns lately, and it really does help to ease the intensity of those anxious moments. It’s like a mini reset button. So, thanks for sharing your experience and the tip about surrendering into the yawns. I think it’s definitely worth giving it a shot and seeing if it brings some peace during those stressful times. Hang in there!

Hey, I totally get how you’re feeling. I used to have the same experience with yawning when my anxiety would start creeping in. It’s kind of amazing how our bodies have their own way of trying to help us out, right? I found that allowing myself to yawn and taking a deep breath really does help to take the edge off those anxious moments. It’s like a little reminder to just pause and let go of some of that tension. I’m glad you did some research and found out that it’s a common thing - it’s always good to know we’re not alone in these experiences. Keep surrendering to those yawns and find those moments of peace whenever you can.