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The Mental Habit of Feeling Rushed & Overwhelmed : zen habits

Practices To Handle Anxieties

Practices To Handle Anxieties
  • Notice each time you feel rushed, anxious or overwhelmed. Try to develop an awareness of it throughout the day and catch it soon.
  • When feeling rushed, catch yourself and pause. Then relax with what you feel, focus on the task at hand and enjoy it. 
  • When you feel anxious, notice your mental habit of letting anxiety carry you off into a chain reaction of worry. Pause, relax with what you feel, and then trust that you can handle the uncertainty at hand.
  • When feeling overwhelmed, notice your mental habit of thinking of being able to do your obligations. Pause, relax with what you feel and tackle one task at a time, breathing and enjoying each. 

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Practices To Handle Anxieties

  • Notice each time you feel rushed, anxious or overwhelmed. Try to develop an awareness of it throughout the day and catch it soon.
  • When feeling rushed, catch yourself and pause. Then relax with what you feel, focus on the task at hand and enjoy it. 
  • When you feel anxious, notice your mental habit of letting anxiety carry you off into a chain reaction of worry. Pause, relax with what you feel, and then trust that you can handle the uncertainty at hand.
  • When feeling overwhelmed, notice your mental habit of thinking of being able to do your obligations. Pause, relax with what you feel and tackle one task at a time, breathing and enjoying each. 

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