It's O.K. to not be O.K., and it's O.K. to talk about it." Naomi Osaka.
We have all experienced anxiety, depression, stress and/or some type of mental illness at some point in our lives. or know of someone who has Some are equipped to deal with it better than others. Whether it is caused by genetics, circumstances or situations, it is not known . However the struggle is real. Thanks to Naomi Osaka and Simone Biles, the taboo subject of mental illness has been brought to the forefront of the public arena. Their courage and authenticity have inspired others to get help and talk about their issues.
It's good to say no, set boundaries or say enough is enough. We are living in an especially anxious world during this pandemic that just won't go away. Below, please find some helpful tips gathered from different sources that might help you transmute anxiety. Cheers to a healthier you, a healthier world.
# The first step is to stop identifying with anxiety and start identifying with peace.
# Visualize and feel yourself at peace, focus on the peace you do have.
#Listen to your body and observe how the anxiety influences you.
# Get plenty of sleep. Sleep is really important for our physical and mental health.
#Get plenty of sunlight.
# Accept the presence of anxiety, do not resist or it will grow.
# Do not feed the anxiety, think, feel, and act like a peaceful person would.
# Develop positive habits.
# Release negative thoughts and emotions as this is where anxiety hibernates.
# Stay away from things that trigger fear, worry and doubt.
# Hang out with positive people that talk about positive things.
# Avoid alcohol, smoking and drugs.
# Laugh loud, Laugh often.
Cheers to picking yourself up after being down or picking your brain to figure out how to be the best YOU!!