Anxiety can come out of nowhere. One moment you feel fine and then you remember that one assignment, relationship, email you didn’t send and suddenly it’s there: fear. Your chest tightens. Your mind races towards worst case scenarios. You feel trapped, out of control, suffocated, and frozen in fear.
Anxiety is a powerful enemy that steals away our feelings of control.
One simple way to take back that control and manage that fear is mindfulness. Mindfulness therapy focuses on awareness and helps to bring us to the present and deal with difficult life situations. A simple mindfulness technique for anxiety is:
This is just one simple tool, but there are many other ways to take power back from anxiety and fear.
If you or a loved one is struggling with issues related to anxiety, then we are here to help!
Please contact the Summit Counseling Center to make an appointment by calling 678-893-5300 or visiting our website www.summitcounseling.org