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Topic: Anxiety relief

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  1. white knight
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    white knight avatar
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    8 April 2021

    I've started this thread to list what I think, by priority and effect, was the areas that assisted me in getting relief from anxiety. I'll list links to some threads also.

    1. GP visit. The first port of call https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/anxiety/signs-and-symptoms?gclid=Cj0KCQjwsLWDBhCmARIsAPSL3_3fuFpoIQT9a9tqnv5zqZ167mX1OdLxiSxyetEJmNVVVe34HXBNKFsaAopyEALw_wcB
    2. Meds and referrals. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/medication-is-a-whirlpool#qgz2SHHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    3. Time out. Can include sick leave, holidays, separation from the source. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/holidays#qoVKHXHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    4. Relaxation, it comes in many types. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/meditation---words-of-wisdom---it-helped-me-for-25-years#qe4ivHHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    5. Removal of the source eg the person, the task, the memories or the job at work eg https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/relationship-and-family-issues/fortress-of-survival-part-3-(workplace)#qtjNLXHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    6. Immediate change of environment. A walk, a visit to a quiet cafe, a comforting friend.
    7. Financial focus- budgeting, planning short, medium and long term goals, https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/depression/the-financial-world-of-snakes-and-ladders#qr4Z63HzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    8. Distancing of toxic persons and filtering people to protect yourself. A 3 part series- https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/relationship-and-family-issues/fortress-of-survival#qwGjz3HzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/fortress-of-survival-part-2#qr3vKXHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/fortress-of-survival-part-3#qyLjx3HzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    9. Career choices.
    10. Hobbies. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/depression-distraction-and-variety#qn71W3HzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    11. Limit arguments https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/relationship-and-family-issues/relationship-strife-the-peace-pipe#qmzbkXHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    12. Remove guilt. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/staying-well/guilt-the-tormentor-#qybfIHHzvGGEbv8AAOnT_A
    13. A pet. https://www.beyondblue.org.au/personal-best/pillar/supporting-yourself/pets-and-their-impact-on-mental-health

    Can you add to the above to help readers?

    TonyWK

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  2. Guest_342
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    8 April 2021 in reply to white knight

    Plenty of water, nutritious food, exercise and good amount of sleep.

    Laughter.

    Creating *achievable* to-do lists for the day and ticking them off throughout the day - sense of achievement.

  3. white knight
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    8 April 2021 in reply to Guest_342
    Excellent ideas.

    Yes, a comedy or funny movies!

    Thankyou
    TonyWK
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