Having anxiety and not finding a solution for your anxiousness will just lead you to being even more stressed out. The first thing to think about when you are an anxious person is that you cannot solve all of your problems in one day. Wanting an instant solution and and striving for perfectionism are two things that cause people to be anxious. However, you must remember that you are human and can only do what you are capable of at that moment.
You will find many suggestions for getting rid of your anxiety. You may want to try different relaxation techniques–especially before bedtime–to clear your mind. Going to bed feeling calmed and at peace will help you start your next morning in the same way.
Meditate and practice deep breathing techniques twenty minutes before going to bed. This will help to quiet your mind and get you in a proper state of calmness. Make sure to have your room slightly colder than usual Studies show that people sleep better with colder rooms. Making your bedroom as sleep friendly as possible will help you be able to actually get to bed at an appropriate time. Another way to keep your room sleep friendly is to make sure that your bedroom is clean and clutter free. Your habitat reflects your inward personality. Having clutter and disorganization will lead to anxiety because you are always stressed about how to keep things in a proper order.
One way of preparing yourself for your peaceful night of slumber is to organize your next day. In the evening, think about what you need to do the next day and prioritize them with a list. Categorize your list according to things that are urgent, things that you should try to get done during the day tomorrow, and things that could possibly wait until the day after tomorrow. Of course, not everything will go into the urgent category. This will help you to see which things need to take precedence and which things can be put on the backburner.
Take advantage of weekends. If you feel anxious because you feel rushed and hurried and as if you have no time, then try to do a few things to save yourself time in the week. For example, prepare all of your meals for the week on Sundays. Put them in storage containers and store them accordingly. By taking a few hours out of a Sunday afternoon, you won’t feel stressed or tired by not knowing what to make for dinner or not having the time for dinner at all. Also, people who tend to make bulk quantity meals usually eat the same things for every meal during the week. It may sound boring but it takes out the stress of wondering what you are going to eat for meals and it also saves on money that might be spent buying take-out.
These few tips and tricks will help you get rid of your anxiety. But, keep in mind that it will be a gradual process.