Shaking Off The Shackles Of Anxiety

If there is one feeling that is debilitating, it’s anxiety. The crippling fear and adrenaline that crawls through your veins, making you feel jumpy, sad and scared all at the same time is something that affects almost 20% of the population each year. It’s something that can’t necessarily be cured, as there are always underlying triggers, but the feelings of anxiety can be managed so that people can function properly and feel confident.

Beating the symptoms of anxiety isn’t always easy. Some people manage to make themselves feel more secure and happier by installing high security locks on their home, as physical security can help to manifest feelings of being secure. You can find out more about high security door locks if you go to Eastwaylock.com. Most people don’t need the heavy medications to manage feelings of anxiety, but if you want to shake off those shackles and feel like you’re walking on air again, you can follow the tips below:

 

  • The first step to beating the feelings of anxiety is to keep dedicating yourself to beating them. It takes time and a lot of effort, but you can keep yourself on the right track to living free of anxiety. It’s like a prison for your mind, constantly telling you to be afraid; but you don’t have to be afraid and you can break free of that control over your mind.

 

  • Regular exercise is a huge way to get through those anxious feelings. One of the primary things you feel when you’re anxious is a surge of adrenaline and exercise is fantastic for dissipating that adrenaline. The endorphins released when you exercise soothe the adrenaline and feelings of panic coursing through your body, and you are pushing out the adrenaline through energy, which means less time to dwell on it.

 

  • If anxiety has obvious triggers for you, then it’s time to cut out those triggers and learn that your anxiety does not need to be dominated by fear or outside factors. Anxiety triggers vary from person to person and if you can identify yours you can get rid of them just as easily.

 

  • Not all anxiety is negative. You can identify the positive anxiety by how you feel at the time. So, for example, if you are at a party and having fun but feel some anxiety about talking to new people, it’s the kind of anxiety that can make you sit up and take notice of yourself.

 

Beating anxiety as a whole is a nice idea, and those who have overcome the triggers and feelings of anxiety usually say that there is always something underlying in the background. Finding the motivation for an anxiety-free life is a barrier for some, but if you have the drive to ensure you can find your way out of a dark place and into a light one, you can shake those shackles off for good and feel more secure within yourself again. Don’t count yourself out; anxiety doesn’t have to rule you anymore.

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Jamie Sorenson

Jamie Sorenson is a freelance writer with a Masters in Communications from Quinnipiac. An aspiring screenplay writer, Jamie freelances for many media outlets.

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