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9 Mantras For Anxiety That Experts Use Themselves
Anxiety is universal. The American Psychological Association defines the feeling as "an emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure." And most people experience it in their lives at one point or another.

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“Mantras can be helpful for folks with anxiety in two ways: They can focus the mind, and they can provide counter-narratives to anxiety-provoking automatic thoughts.”

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Mantras Against Anxiety

Mantras Against Anxiety
  1. Try starting a phrase with “I am” followed by an adjective and repeat slowly, as a set of three. Ex: “I am at peace”.
  2. Remind yourself that nothing lasts forever by repeat...

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On Anxiety

On Anxiety

Anxiety is a common emotion characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood pressure. If left untreated, anxiety can be crippling. It ...

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Stop And Breathe

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Figure Out What's Bothering You

The physical symptoms of panic and anxiety, such as trembling, chest pain, and rapid heartbeat, are more obvious than the reason you are anxious. But, to get to the root of your anxiety, you need to stop and think about your thoughts and feelings.

Writing all that bothers you or talking with a friend can help you understand your anxious feelings.

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Use Aromatherapy

Whether they’re in oil form, incense, or a candle, scents like lavender, chamomile, and sandalwood can be very soothing.

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Go For a Walk Or Do Yoga

Walking away from an anxiety inducing situation can be very effective. Taking some time to focus on your body and not your mind may help relieve your anxiety.

Write Down Your Thoughts

Writing down what’s making you anxious gets it out of your head and can make it less daunting.

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Decide What You Want Out Of Life

Identify what you want to change about your life. It can help you focus on the promises you're making to yourself. 

Try to focus on one change at a time.

Envision The Life You Want

When you start to visualize your life in the way you want it to be, things can start to move in that direction. 

What do you already have that brings you closer to your vision?

Experiences That Make You Happy

Try to think about the experiences that truly make you happy and engage with them as often as you can until they are wired into your brain.

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