4 Ways to Be Kind to Yourself When You’re Anxious

Frustration caused by anxiety often leads us to lash out at ourselves, but being kind to ourselves instead is a much better way to sooth our agitation. Why not try some of these techniques and see which one works best for you:

  • Physical gestures – try a soothing touch, a gentle voice, and something physical, like hugging yourself
  • “You’re not alone” – remind yourself that your problems are universal and you’re not struggling alone
  • Stay present – keep in the present moment and don’t launch yourself into the future
  • Leave your thoughts – focus on your physical sensations, not on your thoughts

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