Anxiety is one of the worst conditions to deal with. It takes a lot of strength to be able to keep getting from day to day when you are crippled by the pressure of anxiety on your shoulders. There is no miracle cure for anxiety (unfortunately) which means that a lot of people are dealing with a lot of pain and worry without much relief.
The good news is that there are things that you can do to make the anxiety feel easier to cope with. You can work toward keeping your anxiety in check and make life feel a lot less panicked. With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few ways you can start living life again without the noose of anxiety hanging over it.
- Chamomile Tea
There is a reason that people go for chamomile tea when they are feeling sad or jittery. It has natural properties that calm the nerves and works in the same way anti-anxiety drugs do. You can choose to go with a tea or you can choose to supplement with capsules. Not everyone feels the same about chamomile!
We’ve heard a lot about how well CBD helps the symptoms of anxiety and there’s a good reason for that! You can read articles like this that talk about anxiety and CBD, and then you can buy concentrates online to help yourself. Some people prefer this with a vape pen to smoking marijuana, and it’s definitely something to look into if anxiety is crippling for you.
The hormones that you release when you are anxious can make your adrenaline levels spike and make you feel restless. Exercises can help to alleviate this, with a workout able to burn through the adrenaline you’re feeling, and happy hormones are then released, too.
Getting outside and soaking up some warmth from the sun can make a difference to the way that you feel, which will help to calm the storm of anxiety. Vitamin D is thought to play a part in mental health, and it can help to relieve mild anxiety, though it may not help the most severe cases out there.
Usually used to aid sleep, it works because it helps people to relax. The smell of lavender has been known to relieve anxiety. You can either diffuse lavender, use a pillow spray or keep a bunch of lavender in each room. Either way, lavender is one of the best things that you can use to make your house smell good and feel good at the same time.
- Breathing Exercises
Those who are anxious struggle to catch their breath a lot of the time. If you want to control your anxiety, you need to practice deep breathing techniques to alleviate the racing heart that comes with anxiety.
Anxiety doesn’t have to take over your life. You can implement the measures above and feel better quickly, without much interruption to your life. Breathe deep and feel good.