Maintaining your mental health and being kind to yourself is important, especially during these challenging times.
Know that help is always available, and there are activities you can try to help lessen your anxiety. Check out these 6 tips from Hi, Anxiety to help get you started:
_hi_anxiety_: @laurajaneillustrations Each day write down one thing that went well. It can be as simple as getting to be in your PJs all day. 🙌💕 Finding things to be grateful for is a great way to help interrupt anxiety. ❤️
_hi_anxiety_: Music is one of the top #anxietytips you shared with us! 🎶 The right song has an amazing way of bringing us right to our happy place. 😁 Whenever you’re feeling anxious or having a hard time, put on that song you love so much. 💃🏻🕺🏻💕🎨: @laurajaneillustrations
Laughter is some of the best medicine for anxiety! Not only are you smiling and cracking up, but did you know that laughing also lowers stress hormones in your body and increases your oxygen intake? 🙌💕 These days, funny memes and comics are definitely getting us through.🤪🤷🏻♀️😂🎨: @laurajaneillustrations
When you’re feeling anxious, try watching something that you know helps you feel calm. 💕 For us, it’s the sound of waves at the beach. Just seeing the water and hearing the waves takes us straight to our happy place.😊🌊☀️ 🎨: @laurajaneillustrations
Positive affirmations are one of our favorite #anxietytips 💕 Remind yourself how awesome you are and that you’re doing great! You are worthy of your own love and kindness ❤️ 🎨: @laurajaneillustrations
_hi_anxiety_: The 4-7-8 #breathingtechnique is one of our faves. ❤️ Breathe in for 4 seconds. Hold for 7 seconds. Exhale for 8 seconds. Keep doing this until you feel a sense of calm. 🧘🏻♀️ #yougotthis 💪💕 @alyseruriani