Coping with Anxiety

Anxiety is prevalent when we close down and stop seeing the joy and abundance in life. So, get into the habit of getting rid of the things that cause you to feel fear and anxiety. Then fill your life with positive things instead. When you make lots of small changes, you will soon find that things that once caused you stress will no longer bother you. Here is a technique to minimise anxiety in your life.

De-stress technique – controlling your reaction to stressful situations

Whenever a problem or stressful situation arises, don’t immediately react in a negative way. Take a few very slow, deep calming breaths and suspend your judgement.

Imagine you are stepping out of your body and viewing the situation from above. Remain detached from any emotion or judgement.

When you are calm and composed, take a few more deep breaths and think about how the problem can be resolved. If it is not resolvable, think of things you can do to improve the situation. If nothing comes to mind straightaway, affirm that your mind will find solutions when the time is right.

Be proactive in dealing with the problem as best you can at this time. 

After dealing with the problem, imagine you are back in your body. Then ask yourself what you can learn from this situation. There is always a lesson to be learnt from every difficulty we face in life. 

Daily Habits:

Push yourself out of your comfort zone occasionally, and live your life with more courage and self-belief. 

Be proactive and make changes to situations that repeatedly cause you stress.

Eat healthily and exercise regularly.

Get into healthy sleep patterns by switching off all devices early and prioritising early nights.

Build a daily meditation practice.

Glenn Harrold is one of the world’s most successful hypnotherapists. He has helped thousands, including many celebrities, in a 20-year career and has sold over 10 million hypnosis CDs, MP3 downloads and Apps.


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