5 habits to get rid of anxiety + overthinking:

5 habits to get rid of anxiety + overthinking:

1. Meditation

Meditation will:

• Clear your mind

• Give you balance

• Give you a sense of peace

You can also use it to relax and cope with stress by refocusing your attention on something calming.

Steps to meditate:

- Find a calm spot to sit

- Set a time limit (10-20 mins)

- Focus on taking deep breaths

- Relax your whole body and let go

2. Practice Mindfulness

Mindfulness will help you:

• Relieve stress

• Get rid of anxiety

• Have a better sleep

• Lower blood pressure

Mindfulness also allows us to become more aware of the stream of thoughts and feelings that we experience.

Steps to practice mindfulness:

- Find a place to sit that feels calm and quiet to you.

- Follow the sensation of your breath as it goes out and as it goes in.

- Notice when your mind has wandered.

- Focus on enjoying the present moment.

3. Embrace your fears

Embracing your fears will help you:

• Develop wisdom

• Develop courage

• Develop resilience

• Develop self-confidence

By embracing your fears, you are making the decision to take care of yourself and that you are worthy of taking a risk.

Steps to embrace your fears:

- Identify your fears.

- Embrace your fears; fear feeds your fear.

- Separate yourself from your fears; they aren't you

- Understand your worst-case scenario.

- Have a fearless focus.

4. Practice self-compassion

If you’re beating yourself up over something you did last week, try refocusing on self-compassion.

Here are some ways to get you started:

• Take note of a stressful thought.

• Pay attention to the emotions and bodily responses that arise.

• Acknowledge that your feelings are true for you at the moment.

• Repeat positive affirmations, Eg:

"I am enough"

"I am capable"

"I am beautiful"

5. Understand your triggers

Whether it's;

• A certain person

• A certain situation

• A certain location

Realize what makes you overthink, and feel anxious.

Steps to manage these triggers:

• Confront them (Go to the trigger until it's no longer a trigger)

• Avoid them (Stay away from these triggers at all times)

This website exists to help you:

• Think positively

• Become happier

• Live a better life

Have an amazing day :)