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SHORT TERM METHODS FOR COPING WITH ANXIETY

478 breathing

Inhale for 4, Hold for 7, Exhale for 8


Mantras

Repeat words of comfort

“I am safe” “I am calm”

“This is only temporary, it will pass”


Description distraction

Drink a drink and state the taste or say what you can see around you in detail. “The sky is blue”

This allows your mind to change topics and distract you from the physical affects.


Exercise/get outside

Exercise clears your mind and releases endorphins.

Yoga uses breathing techniques to help you relax.


Other methods

Stress bands and balls.

Find someone to speak too, done bottle it up.




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