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MANAGING YOUR PERSISTENT FEARS, DEPRESSION, AND EVERY DAY ANXIETIES

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Everybody deals
with anxiety and depression, however some people have a hard time in
managing it. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that a
person can use to help manage their most persistent fears and every day
anxieties.


When facing a
current or upcoming task that overwhelms you with a lot of anxiety, the
first thing you can do is to divide the task into a series of smaller
steps. Completing these smaller tasks one at a time will make the
stress more manageable and increases your chances of success.


Sometimes we get
stressed out when everything happens all at once. When this happens, a
person should take a deep breath and try to find something to do for a
few minutes to get their mind off of the problem. A person could get some fresh air, listen to some music, or do an activity that will give them a fresh perspective on things.


A person should
visualize a red stop sign in their mind when they encounter a fear
provoking thought. When the negative thought comes, a person should
think of a red stop sign that serves as a reminder to stop focusing on
that thought and to think of something else. A person can then try to
think of something positive to replace the negative thought.


Another
technique that is very helpful is to have a small notebook of positive
statements that makes you feel good. Whenever you come across an
affirmation that makes you feel good, write it down in a small notebook
that you can carry around with you in your pocket. Whenever you feel depressed or frustrated, open up your small notebook and read those statements. This will help to manage your negative thinking.


Learn to take it
one day at a time. Instead of worrying about how you will get through
the rest of the week, try to focus on today. Each day can provide us
with different opportunities to learn new things and that includes
learning how to deal with your problems. You never know when the
answers you are looking for will come to your doorstep. We may be
ninety-nine percent correct in predicting the future, but all it takes
is for that one percent to make a world of difference.


Take
advantage of the help that is available around you. If possible, talk
to a professional who can help you manage your depression and
anxieties. They will be able to provide you with additional advice and
insights on how to deal with your current problem. By talking to a
professional, a person will be helping themselves in the long run
because they will become better able to deal with their problems in the
future. Remember that it never hurts to ask for help.



Dealing
with our persistent fears is not easy. Remember that all you can do is
to do your best each day, hope for the best, and take things in stride.
Patience, persistence, education, and being committed in trying to
solve your problem will go along way in fixing your problems.




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