Soothe Daily Anxiety

SELF-SOOTHING STRATEGIES

SELF-SOOTHING STRATEGIES

April 24, 2022

Feeling the pressures of daily life? Are the events surrounding you starting to take a toll? Take charge of your emotions and use these tips to soothe your anxiety, from the everchanging rollercoaster that is life.

Practice Gratitude

Changing your outlook on life can have substantial effects on us, inside and out. Try to become more aware and appreciative of what is around you, like your health, the people around you, the situations you are in, or what you possess. Practicing gratitude can boost your self-esteem, feelings of contentment, and improves stress-management.

Relax Your Muscles

Physical stress can manifest into mental stress, and vise-versa. Yoga is considered one of the best tactics to manage anxiety because it brings together physical and mental discipline. By combining yoga poses, controlled breathing, and meditation, you will become gradually more centered and mindful. Release your pressures from head to toe and allow for a quieter mind and relaxed body.

Visualize and Manifest

Using the law of attraction, you can allow your thoughts and goals to manifest themselves into physical or mental changes. By identifying what it is you want improved, trying to visualize it can often lead to real changes. Figure out what energies you want to attract and bring yourself into vibrational alignment with the universe.

Stay Hydrated!

Did you know that being dehydrated can increase your cortisol levels? Cortisol is a stress hormone, and staying properly hydrated with fluids can keep your stress levels down. Furthermore, when you aren't giving your body the nourishment it needs, you're putting on further stressers that will be negatively responded to by your body. Of course, water will not take away all of your problems, but who needs additional stress in their lives?