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Anxiety relief exercises

If I were to tell you that I know the most effective exercise there is to curb anxiety and the state of panic, would you be willing to give me just 5 minutes of your time and learn it? I will try my best to get straight to the point and make it as helpful it gets. Anxiety is a typical reaction we humans come up with when we are stressed. However, just like most other emotions, too much anxiety might take your charm away from you. How do we suppress it? Let’s take a look into the 3 simple bullets mentioned below. These might be exactly what you are looking for- anxiety relief exercises.

Top anxiety relief exercises:

  • Seek relaxation by breathing: When it comes to having enough energy in the body to carry out physical tasks or even keeping your mental health in check, deep breathing is the key. Whenever you feel overwhelmed and start to panic even a little, find yourself a quiet and comfortable spot and start diaphragmatic breathing (the one that involves your stomach). Give it a try at least up to 10 times or even more if you don’t feel enough effect.
  • Relaxation through visualization: Visualization is another of the most effective exercises for overcoming chronic anxiety. How do you go about it? It’s just as simple as the first one. First, imagine the place that gives you the most relaxation, comfort. The one that makes you feel carefree and safe. Secondly, imagine you being at that “happy place”, enjoying your cup of coffee. The place need not be an actual one, it could also be imaginary.
  • Relaxation of muscles: Typically, when a person faces anxiety, their muscles throughout different parts of the body tense up. Relax by sitting in a comfortable position and then tensing your targeted muscles, at first, and then relaxing them eventually after a few seconds. If you do this, you will feel external bodily tension leaving your good day to you!

These are the best anxiety relief exercises you could always turn up to in case you face anxiety the next time. 

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