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Anxiety Relief Tips

Stress and anxiety can get in the way of doing your best and achieving your goals you have set out to achieve through hard work and perseverance. There are too many people that are choosing prescription medications over other natural methods that work, especially when it comes to anxiety. The worst part about prescription medications is that there are usually a myriad of side effects that come right along with them. The real answer to your anxiety lies in what you see that surrounds you. There is no medicine that will rid you of your stress and anxiety. The real cure depends on your lifestyle.

Covering up your symptoms and eliminating them are completely opposite resolutions. When you run out of medication, the problems are still there. Natural anxiety relief is actually much simpler than choosing the medicated route. All that you need to do is get to work on yourself, and your symptoms will start to disappear.

Working on ourselves is basically all that we can do because it is the way that we react to the frustration and anxiety that hurts us the most. Stress is a part of life, and it will always be there to some extent. There are some circumstances in life that we simply cannot change, that is why there is no need in trying to change those things that around you, only the reactions that lie within you.

You will find that once you get to work on yourself that your reaction to stress will transform into something more positive, and you will also find that your life isn’t as bad as it seems. There is no pill, amount of money, or another person that can make you happy and stress free, it has to start inside.

With that being said, you should start adding more time for yourself to your day. A good idea would be to meditate either when you wake up or right before you go to bed each day. Find something that you love to do and get lost in it. Everyone needs a hobby, and it needs to be something else besides surfing the internet, talking on the phone, playing video games, playing poker or watching YouTube videos. Things like that just overexcite the nervous system and do not really help that much when it comes to true calming and relaxing.

Ideas for a hobby might include drawing, building crafts, fishing, playing ball, listening to relaxing music, or writing short stories or poetry. Exercise should also be a daily part of your natural anti-anxiety treatment. The reason being is because exercise is a big stress reliever. It cancels out those bad chemicals in the brain by producing the ones that make you feel calm and happy. A daily 30-minute walk should be sufficient enough to go along with your weight training program. Your daily walks should also be outside so that you can also have a chance to breathe in some fresh air.

Another way to practice natural anxiety relief is to eat a clean diet. For the most part, this has been the emphasis of this weight gain blog. A lot of people’s problems are in what they eat. Some foods can cause health problems that can lead to even more anxiety. It is best to stick with a diet that is plentiful in fruits and vegetables, along with some lean meats and lots of water.

As you can see, there are some great natural ways to get rid of your anxiety. Instead of paying for medications that will most likely just end up causing you to have more symptoms, you can save yourself the headache and the cash by going natural. Anxiety relief along with happiness starts with you, and there is nothing else that can compare to what you can do for yourself.

If it’s imperative that you have to take anti-anxiety medications such as benzodiazepines (Xanax, Valium, and Ativan) make sure to take the medication as prescribed by your doctor. Benzodiazepines are intended for short-term use, however, there is a risk because, when taken regularly, benzodiazepines can lead to physical and psychological dependence.

by David on February 16, 2013 · 1 comment

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SIJ January 11, 2014 at 7:29 am

Well said! Great suggestions!

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