“If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.”– Oprah Winfrey
What is anxiety ?
Anxiety is a feeling of worry or fear, especially about the future.
Now we cannot control what happens around us but we can control the effect those from within.
ANXIETY can be handled, try not to do the following to minimise the anxiety. Let’s get started –
Skipping meals causes hypoglycemia that can lead to symptoms such as irritability, nervousness, dizziness, light-headedness, and weakness.
REACHING FOR SUGAR
Sugar has the ability to temporarily suppress anxiety and tension. A studies show that Sugar increases the risk of anxiety and depression as well as other health problems and diseases, likely to make anxiety worse over time.
POOR EATING HABITS
Poor eating habits can affect your intake of essential nutrients necessary for mental health and the functioning of the nervous system.
NOT WORKING OUT
Your body is designed to move, and if you sit down all day, and never exercise, your anxiety is likely to suffer as a result. Exercising regularly uplifts our mood.
IGNORING YOUR ANXIETY
Your anxiety is a signal that is trying to indicate you that you need to change something. Ignoring your anxiety will make it worse.
Caffeine is an anxiety amplifier” that often affects anxiety hours later, making it difficult to realise the connection between the two.
EATING PROCESSED FOODS
Processed foods contain additives, and according to research these ingredients can promote anxiety, while reduce mood and social behavior
While alcohol temporarily provide anxiety relief, making you feel happier and less anxious, it can also raise your anxiety levels within just a few hours after consuming and make you more anxious over time
LACK OF SLEEP
Getting less than eight hours sleep can increase repetitive negative thoughts, and make it harder to let go of negative stuff – symptoms that are
Comparing yourself to others can cause unhappiness, low mood, and negative thoughts, that lead to anxiety.