Every single one of these techniques helps manage my anxiety on a long-term basis, and some are especially helpful when I'm really feeling anxious in the moment.
The biggest benefits I have found in meditating are the ability to more effectively manage stress and an overall decrease in my levels of anxiety.
You may think that your feelings just happen, and you have no control over them, but every feeling you have comes from a thought. And you have 100% control over what you think.
Like any illness, mental illness gets worse over time if it’s left untreated, and the only way to treat it is to talk about it.
We are all dealing with something. Every single one of us. The key to overcoming it is to talk about it—just like Kevin Love did.
By now, the panic attack took over my entire body, and I felt as if I could never escape. My mind was tricking me into believing I didn't have control, and I fell for it.