5 for Friday: Managing Anxiety

5 for Friday posts summarize links posted throughout the week themed on one mental health topic. This week’s topic was on better managing anxiety. Here are the links for the week!

  1. The first and often overlooked step in controlling stress is deep breathing. Don’t forget to breathe!
  2. Before you can manage your anxiety, you have to identify the sources of stress in your life.
  3. Positive self-talk is one of the most effective ways to combat anxiety.
  4. Most anxiety is caused by distorted ways of thinking. Changing your thinking can reduce your anxiety.
  5. My favorite self-help book on anxiety.

Check back next week for the 5 for Friday post on improving work/life balance.