How do you feel when you are stressed or anxious?
Tense, confused, overwhelmed, physically sick with stomach pains, headaches, back, shoulder, neck pain, pessimistic, the glass is half empty or totally empty, unloved, tired…you can add a few descriptors. I am sure there are some others.
How do you manage your stress?
Avoid it by watching TV, read, drink alcohol, take drugs, eat, lash out at others, self-harm, exercise, meditate, pray…. Again, there are several ways that people have adapted and survived anxiety and depression. Some are healthy and others are not so much.
Here is a meditation you can use to help yourself to calm and cleanse your body, mind, and spirit.
Another Quick Method:
If you are in a situation where you need immediate relief, you can do Dr. Andrew Weil’s 4-7-8 breath. You can look this up on the internet or read below.
Please comment any other suggestions you’ve used to help yourself or others to relieve stress and anxiety.
Happy Strawberry Moon night!