Hello Everyone and Welcome to “Weleful Wednesday” our favorite little meeting place on Wednesdays’ as well as any other day of the week. It’s an extraordinary moment in which we can unwind yet intertwine with the right mixture of a nutritious blend of optimism, faith, power, courage, wisdom, determination, and motivation. Quite portentous if I must say so myself.
Ok. Wait!!! Did somebody say anxiety??? That emotion, that feeling, that uncomfortable unbalance that almost 18% of the population deals with on any given day! I recently presented to a small group on this very topic and thought I’d share some of this valuable and practical information with you. First and foremost, anxiety is far more common than many of us have come to realize. How we conquer it and overcome it has become a fight that we must be willing to partake in and stay strong to the end. While there is no direct one cause of anxiety there are some common factors that contribute to an individual experiencing anxiety. Some of those include but are not limited to: trauma, genetic traits, substance abuse, ongoing stress, and other medical and mental conditions. The most astounding news is that IT CAN BE DEFEATED!!! It takes tremendous effort and perseverance yet it can be done.
We must first understand the tremendous benefits of acknowledging if we or someone know battles with anxiety. For some, treatment may include therapy, counseling, or medication or a combination of the three. While for others, it may be just one of the three previously mentioned along with the daily implementation of specific techniques and strategies. Some of the benefits gained is a better quality of life overall, a healthier body, the ability to identify certain triggers, the power to re-channel negative thoughts, and to manage life much better on a day to day basis. Generally when one is experiencing high levels of anxiety they experience a high level of sweats, shortness of breath, difficulty focusing, muscle tension/aches, stomach problems, and/or lack of sleep. Not to mention an increase in headaches, social isolation, and debilitation. For these reasons we must be proactive about conquering this form of mental illness whether it’s for ourselves or for our loved ones. For our loved ones we must exhibit patience, support, and compassion. So, if you or someone you know battles with anxiety here are just a few suggestions that I gathered from Psychology Today, AltaMed, and the Mayo Clinic…
While in the moment:
On a daily basis:
Anxiety comes in many forms and on a variety of levels. Each and every one of us has had experiences with “normal” anxiety at one point or another on this journey called life. One key is to recognize when it’s becoming overbearing, overtaking, or overwhelming. The other key is to seek professional help (which includes King Jesus) and then develop and implement a plan that is suitable for you.
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