Abraham Lincoln had it. Vincent van Gogh had it. Barbra Streisand has it. Whoopi Goldberg has it. Paula Deen and many more famous people have it. Anxiety is actually the most common emotional problem in the U.S. today. Anxiety affects more than 40 million adults, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America and sometimes progresses into panic disorder. Benzodiazepines, the medication for anxiety, are the most prescribed drugs for anxiety. Benzodiazepines are also the most misused and addicting drugs in America.
Different study findings in France have revealed that the brain devotes more processing power to social situations that signal threats — especially in anxious people. In fact, anxiety is apparently the “sixth sense” for sensing danger, a threat or signaling when something is not right.
In fact, anxiety causes you to get stuck in thought looping about the future Scenarios and what will happen instead of living in the moment. You end up miserable, feeling overwhelmed, stagnated on reflecting about how situations in your past went wrong in the past, and ignorant of possibilities that are another way.
1. Just stop what you are doing and take two deep breaths.
thoughts, overwhelming issues, difficult tasks or burdensome
problems will help you to clear your head of anxiety, doubt
get a massage, or learn relaxation and breathing techniques
to assist you in learning to be in the moment.
invest in doing healthy things.