Reduce Anxiety

Written by James Lyons
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What would you do to reduce anxiety in your life? Personally, my life used to be littered with anxiety, from the time I woke up until I went to bed and even when I slept. Anxiety kept me tossing and turning at night, grinding my teeth during the day, distracted at work, and disconnected in my relationships. If you fail to address the anxiety in your life, it will eventually run your life.

I write from personal experience. Anxiety and stress became so prevalent in my life, that I had a hard time focusing on anything else. In fact, I wasn't even sure what the source of my anxiety was. So, I did what a number of young, financially successful professionals do, I drank a ton of booze and used that as my anxiety management program.

How Can I Reduce Anxiety?

I have touched upon a number of different stress relief tips, placing more emphasis on certain ideas rather than others. My frame of reference is pretty large, having explored a number of different things throughout my life to curtail my anxiety. Most of them worked and all of them helped me find my way.

Meditation and exercise proved to be the two best things for me and continue to serve as pillars of my daily life. I study the martial arts which frequently employs the use of meditation before and after class as a means of fostering concentration and relaxation. Integrate these activities into your life, make them habits, and you will reduce anxiety and hopefully maximize your mind's potential.


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