I was chatting today with a girlfriend about anxiety. Last year, during the holidays, it over ran me - exhausted me. Information is power but what we do with it makes us powerful and ... energized!
Here's the article I ended up writing with some cool techniques that help me keep anxiety at bay. Try 'em out for yourself and feel free to pass this on to a friend ...
Hey Mom – is anxiety making you feel tired all the time?
3 Ways to Journal IT Away – Today
The IT is anxiety. My little friend and antidote to a good night’s sleep and fun filled days. IT interrupts my day and wakes me up at night with its insatiable “To Do” list of miscellaneous concerns, fears, shoulds and potential crises.
You forgot to call the vet, need to re-order his migraine prescription, Dad’s birthday is coming up - where is that birthday card?, defrost the chicken, finish the press release, why hasn’t Richard e-mailed me the pictures?, is there enough money in my account for that check? Savannah’s concert is when?, What is that horrible smell?, Velvet needs her rabies shot, clean the house, I still need a gift for Mom, pick up the photos, we’re out of milk, I still haven’t called Roxanne back, shouldn’t have to weed –but the yard looks like crap – I’m a renter not an owner, I still need to renew my passport – Scott needs new shoes. Today, after school?
Anxiety is random. Miscellaneous. Mundane. Merciless. ”Generalized Anxiety Disorder,” a.k.a incessant worry about everyday everythings, affects four million Americans. This is about 2.8% of the population. And, guess what?! Click here to continue ...