How to Overcome Fears & Anxiety

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How to Overcome Fears & Anxiety

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Every single person on this planet has approached challenges. Along with those challenges comes stress, anxiety, or fear. Whether it’s about work, school, or family, it is possible to face and overcome our problems using certain methods. Here are just a few tips to help students!

Anxiety can affect the human body in many ways. It causes rapid breathing and a fast heartbeat. Other symptoms include muscle weakness, sweating, and difficulty concentrating. In order to cope with anxiety, people practice yoga, meditate, get a massage, or learn relaxation techniques.

Music is also a good choice to release stress. It has effects on both emotions and the body. Upbeat music can make a person feel optimistic and positive about life. Music with a slow tempo can quiet the mind and relax the muscles. Research (from University Nevada, Reno) has confirmed these personal experiences with music. It is said that music around 60 beats per minute can cause the brain to synchronize with the music. So, what music is recommended for relaxation? Native American, Celtic, Indian stringed-instruments, drums, and flutes are very effective at relaxing the mind, even when played moderately loud.

Fear is another thing that has affected humans for a very long time. People have fears of all sorts, including but lot limited to: spiders, heights, tight spaces, or even clowns. Some can result in an overwhelming need to avoid any contact with them. Those are called phobias. Not to worry! These techniques will help these nasty fears disappear!

The most common advice is to face fears. People won’t know the situation is not always as bad as they expect if they don’t try to put themselves in it. According to National Health Service, it is recommended to talk about these fears with friends or family. Family members are there to support their loved ones and help them overcome challenges.

Remember, these tips may not be useful to all, but do not lose hope. There are several other tips and tricks to help overcome fears and anxieties, you just have to find the ones that work for you.

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