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Originally posted by wayno
reply to post by GypsK
I agree with trying to identify a cause and then doing something about that, but, if as some of us suspect, part of the cause has to do with hightened solar flares and electromagnetic radiation, instability in our world's own magnetic poles, along with a myriad examples of the natural world in turmoil; then the ability to do something becomes limited. At that point it is a matter of monitoring what is happening to ourselves and doing everything within our power to improve our resistance to it all.
There is no doubt in my mind that our bodies and minds are just as susceptible to influence from all those external things as the earth itself is. We are part of it after all.
Originally posted by SprocketUK
All meds will do is mask the symptoms.
Try to figure out what it is that's doing this, if you have no idea, sprint like crazy until you are beat, punch hell out of a heavy bag until you can't lift your arms...at least then, your body will be telling your brain that its taken care of the threat.
Originally posted by Akragon
reply to post by greyer
Have you tried meditation?
Originally posted by g146541
reply to post by greyer
Watch youtube vids of kitties, puppies, and babies.
Or get out in the sun more often and just breathe, just focus on breathing.
Or....just find a deserving fool and beat the spit out of em.
Originally posted by prolific
I have a tip. It's easily overlooked and might be called quiet ridiculous.
Just take it easy.
Originally posted by pepsi78
reply to post by greyer
It's what helped me so I'm guessing it will help you.
- Vitamin B this should include the whole B complex.
- Omega 3 fish oil.
- Lemonade once a day from one lemon.
- Saint john wort in the form of herb, make tea out of it, drink it when you wake up or when you go to bed.
- Forget the gym, the gym may be good but nothing compared to jogging, jog at least 3 km a day.
- Mediattion, optional, it may help very very good, but if you over do it it may cause what you feeling now, so depending on how you practice and how long you practice it may make you feel better or worst. Worst if you over do it, better if you take time to meditate from time to time, it is relaxing just don't go too deep.
Originally posted by Lysergic
once you realize its all in your head and you overpower it, it becomes nothing more than just passing internal dialogue.
Originally posted by Gaussq
Anxiety can stem from a worry about the future coming from within. I had a constant nagging feeling since about year 2000 that our planet was due for mass destruction of people, I just could not find the answers to all my questions and I looked everywhere for "tangible" answers etc and just felt we were heading for the end.
I had that bad feeling growing constantly and finally started my spiritual journey to find truth. Still didn´t help but after I read the book Zhuan Falun and found out about Falun Dafa(ancient high-level Qi Gong from China which was made public in 1992 to try to help people reach high levels of cultivation) I got the essence of why I am here and what will happen to mother earth etc etc.
The free e-book link is avaIlable below in my signature link. Please check it out, the communists banned the book after it sold more than 100 million copies during the 90s...
There are profound matters going on with mother earth now and disasters will keep increasing to a ridiculous point soon, the book has the answers to the profound questions in my humble opinion.
Just my two cents.
/Truthfulness-Compassion-Forbearance is good, Falun Dafa is good
Originally posted by UdderlyInsane
I have fluctuating anxiety, honestly who can't with everything going on in the world and then in each individuals life.
The first thing to do is bring the calm...it is hard to locate triggers when you are already a wreck. Breathing exercises can help something as simple as stopping and taking 5 deep in and out focusing on your stomach reacting like a balloon this is "Pranayama" breathing. Gently pushing all of the air out of you focusing on the upper abdomen bringing it inwards. Then gently allowing the air to flow back in filling you like a balloon. Some people have a hard time so it can help distract your mind to start and then will come natural with time.
The second thing is to find a good herb something natural, Kava Kava has gotten a bad rap yet this is due to over use. Many herbs are designed for temporary use to flow with nature as the seasons come and go. Try to find herbs that are in season designed to treat anxiety and rotate them when needed. Ginseng is a good treatment for anxiety or prolonged effects of stress yet should also be taken in intervals. There are additional herbs suggested inside the "ginseng" link.
Once you calm you can slowly start to notice when it kicks off and can learn to prevent or manage the situations. I learned that coffee late in the afternoon makes me grumpy and that any kind of fast food seems to make me depressed and grocery shopping gives me sever anxiety (I think that is because money 5 people household you know it wont be cheap as the cart fills the panic begins) I have learned to avoid coffee or just caffeine late and rarely eat fast food and take ginseng before the grocery store.
There will still be moments of stress we are not designed to be content all the time. A local doctor told that some people just have heightened senses and just pick up too much information at times. Every once in a while just block it all out, turn everything out, sit outside and stare. If you find it hard to zone out try guided imagery it can be helpful for some.
I forgot to mention, do not skip meals this messes with you blood sugar levels and can trigger anxiety. If you have to hide food in easy to access areas or keep snack in your pocket or bag. Nuts and dried fruits are a good choice to battle a on coming attack.
edit on 27-4-2011 by UdderlyInsane because: Forgetful