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Psychological Tricks That Every Person With Anxiety Needs To Know

Jan 16, 2019 | Blog

When you’re dealing with an overwhelming amount of stress and you start to feel anxiety symptoms appear, try spending ten minutes in order to engage in mindful exercises. Simple tasks such as holding an ice cube in your hand can help alleviate the presence of panic. This is due to your mind wanting to naturally focus on the cold temperature of the ice cube as opposed to whatever was making you panic before.

Key Takeaways:

    • Holding an ice cube in your hand can help to redirect your attention away from your anxiety.
    • Daily meditation can help to reduce stress while also increasing the density of gray matter in the hippocampus, which is associated with introspection and compassion.
    • Essential oils, adult coloring books and writing about your feelings can all help keep anxiety under control.

“Often times, the stress that we feel can be overwhelming, but there are some exercises that have proven very effective in calming us down when our body hits that anxious state, and they can be done in 10-minutes or less.”

Read more: https://theheartysoul.com/reduce-stress-anxiety-10-minutes-less/

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