Dealing with bad anxiety symptoms

Dealing with anxiety symptoms can be difficult and overwhelming, but there are ways to cope and come out the other side feeling more balance and peace. One way I have found that helps reduce my anxious feelings is by focusing on my breath - deep breaths in through the nose while counting slowly to five, then slowly exhaling for a count of five. I also find it helpful to practice yoga and mindfulness techniques - both help me stay grounded and present in the moment.

Another way I manage my anxiety is by talking about it with trusted friends or family members, or even writing about it in a journal. Keeping these feelings bottled up can only make them worse, instead getting them out into the open can help reduce their hold over you. I also try to implement relaxing activities throughout my day such as reading a good book, going for a walk, listening to music, writing poetry… anything that takes my mind away from those anxious thoughts.

No matter what your strategies for managing anxiety may be, along the way it’s important to remember to show yourself patience and compassion!

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Thanks for sharing your advice on dealing with anxiety. It’s great to hear that breathwork and mindfulness techniques help you stay grounded and present in the moment - those are wonderful tools to use whenever we start to feel overwhelmed with anxious feelings. I also think it’s really important to talk about it with other people or even write in a journal, and implementing activities such as reading a book, going for a walk, etc. into our daily routines can also be extremely helpful.

I have had my own struggles with anxiety throughout my life and I know how hard it can be sometimes, but what has always helped me is to remind myself that experiencing these feelings won’t last forever. No matter how difficult things get, you’re not alone in this and there is always support available. There is light at the end of the tunnel - so keep doing the things that make you feel better and remember to be kind to yourself!

I totally understand what you’re going through - it can be incredibly hard to cope with the overwhelming and intense emotions anxiety can bring. I know for me when I’m feeling anxious, one of the best ways to manage my symptoms is by taking things one step at a time. It’s helpful for me to take a few moments and breathe deeply, letting all of that anxious energy out of my body. I also like to make sure that I give myself a break and get enough rest so that I have the energy to deal with whatever comes up during the day.

It’s also important for me to remember that it’s OK to ask for help if I need it. Whether it’s talking through things with loved ones or seeking professional help if needed, it always helps me cope better when I open up about my struggles instead of keeping them all bottled up inside.

At the end of the day though, having patience and self-compassion is key in helping me through any anxiety-related struggles. Reminding yourself that everything will eventually be alright can help a lot!

Managing anxiety can definitely feel overwhelming, but it sounds like you’ve found some great techniques that work for you! Focusing on the breath and practicing mindfulness are such effective ways to bring yourself back to the present moment. Talking about your anxiety with trusted friends or family members is a great reminder that we don’t have to go through this alone. And finding relaxing activities that bring you joy and ease your mind is so important. Remember to be kind and patient with yourself - it’s okay to have bad days, and it’s okay to ask for help when you need it. Keep up the good work, you’re doing great!

Hey man, I totally get where you’re coming from. Dealing with anxiety is tough, but it sounds like you’re doing all the right things to cope. I’ve found that focusing on my breath really does help to calm me down when I’m feeling anxious. And talking about it with someone I trust can make a world of difference. It’s all about finding what works for you, whether it’s yoga, mindfulness, or just taking some time for yourself. And you’re spot on about showing yourself patience and compassion - we can be so hard on ourselves sometimes. Keep doing what you’re doing, and remember that it’s okay to have those anxious moments, but they don’t have to define you. You’ve got this!

Hey, I totally get where you’re coming from. Dealing with anxiety can be a real struggle, but it sounds like you’re doing all the right things to manage it. Focusing on your breath and practicing mindfulness are great strategies. Talking about it with someone you trust and finding relaxing activities are also really important. It’s so easy to feel alone when dealing with anxiety, but you’re definitely not alone in this. It’s awesome that you’re showing yourself patience and compassion along the way - that’s so important. Keep doing what works for you, and remember that it’s okay to have bad days too. We’re all in this together.

Hey there, managing anxiety can definitely be tough. I’m a 40-year-old man and I totally get where you’re coming from. I’ve found focusing on my breath really helps too, it’s like a quick reset for my mind. And talking about it with friends or writing it down can really make a difference. Sometimes I just need to distract myself with a good book or some music to give my mind a break. Remember, it’s okay to take things one step at a time and be gentle with yourself. Hang in there, you’re not alone in this.

Hey, I totally know what you mean about dealing with anxiety. It can be so overwhelming at times, right? Your tips for managing it are really great - I’ve also found deep breathing and mindfulness super helpful. Talking it out with someone I trust has been a game-changer for me too. And doing things that take my mind off those anxious thoughts, whether it’s going for a walk or getting lost in a good book, makes a huge difference. It’s all about finding what works for you, and being patient and compassionate with yourself as you figure it out. Keep up the good work, we’re in this together!

Hey, I hear you. Dealing with anxiety is no joke. I’m 45 and have been struggling with it for years. Your tips are fantastic - focusing on breathing and staying present really does help. I also find that talking about my anxiety with someone I trust makes a huge difference. It’s like a weight off my shoulders. And finding little things I enjoy, like reading or going for a walk, gives me some much-needed relief. It’s tough, but I’m learning to be patient and kind to myself. Hang in there - we’ve got this!