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10 Quick Tips to Cope with Anxiety

  Anxiety disorders affect about 20% of the population. We all experience anxiety from time to time- it's part of being human and it's a normal part of life. But if anxiety isn't managed and creates problems in your work/school life, relationships, or daily functioning, it can become really problematic. It's hard to deal with anxiety when you're in the midst of it. It can feel like your heart is racing, your mind is scrambled eggs, your body is tense, or like something bad is going to happen. It's exhausting. Below, you'll find 10 quick tips I often share with clients to use when anxiety creeps up. These aren't your mama's coping skills. Try them out and see what works for you. Keep 'em in your back pocket to pull out the next time you feel anxious.  1. Five-Four-Three-Two-One This one helps to ground you by getting you out of your head and back into the safety of the present moment.  Remember your five senses? Go back to kindergarten with me for

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