Do you or someone you care about struggle with anxiety, panic or worry?
This book, Rewire Your Anxious Brain: How to Use the Neuroscience of Fear to End Anxiety, Panic, and Worry, takes a deep look at the brain activity associated with these strong, sometimes overwhelming, emotions.
As a result, psychologist Catherine Pittman and author Elizabeth Karle offer a unique, evidence-based solution to overcoming anxiety based on cutting-edge neuroscience and research.
We recommend a read of this popular book, and in the meantime, check out these tips that we hope will help you to begin to overcome anxiety in your life.
4 Practical Tips to Overcome Anxiety
1. Seek professional help.
If your anxiety, panic, or worry is impacting your daily life, it is important to seek professional help. A therapist can help you understand the underlying causes of your anxiety and provide you with tools to manage your symptoms.
2. Connect with others.
It can be helpful to connect with others who are also living with anxiety, panic, or worry. This can provide you with support and understanding. You can find support groups online or in-person.
Need mental health support? For professional, confidential assistance, contact one of our partner agencies, like Mental Health Association in New Jersey.
3. Practice relaxation techniques.
Relaxation techniques such as yoga or deep breathing can help to calm the body and mind. When you feel anxious, practice these techniques to help yourself feel better.
4. Challenge your thoughts.
When you experience negative thoughts related to anxiety, panic, or worry, challenge these thoughts head-on. Ask yourself whether these thoughts are rational and whether there is evidence to support them. When you catch yourself having negative thoughts, try to reframe them in a more positive light.
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Continue taking steps to equip yourself with proven tips and professional help to live healthily and happily with anxiety and worry.
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