Effective Ways of Dealing with Anxiety and How Talkspace Can Help by Talkspace

When this article was submitted to me by our next guest blogger, I knew it would be a good fit for the Writing in the Modern Age blog (#WritModAge). After all, writers are only human, and we fall prey to the usual host of emotions. This is some great advice that will help writers at any stage of their careers, or really anyone. Take it away! 


Effective Ways of Dealing with Anxiety and How Talkspace Can Help

by Talkspace

Symptoms of anxiety often affect sensitive, stressed or depressed people. Using valuable techniques to cope with anxiety is a smart way to develop a more positive mindset. Learn to deal with it by taking action for your own well-being.
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What Causes Your Anxiety?

Identifying what triggers your anxiety is a way to learn to stop it from happening again. Maybe you're fearful of something or work stresses you out. Pinpoint the exact cause by writing down your feelings in a journal.

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Becoming more spiritual can change a person's life in plenty of ways. It can make you a better person plus it can calm the body and mind. 

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Gain a new perspective on life and try to make the anxiety go away.


Creativity has many amazing health benefits. It's used in art therapy to improve the mental health of prisoners and people with mental disabilities. 

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Do fun, artsy activities like drawing, painting or sculpture. Or color in an adult coloring book.


Anxiety can invade a person's life by taking over their mind. It may be more difficult to perform at work or school. Relationships can even be affected by your personal problems and you could end up losing friends or family members. 

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If this is a problem for you, you may want to try therapy. See a trusted therapist, counselor or psychologist. If you feel uncomfortable with traditional therapy such as speaking face to face about your issues or even the cost, you have another option. Talkspace is unique because it's online therapy which is low-cost, plus you don't have to travel to an office. 



Sitting around dwelling on your emotions might take its toll eventually. Instead of destroying yourself, get up without thinking too much about your issues. Just get moving and find something to do to avoid your own destructive thoughts. 

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Do simple exercises such as walking, lifting light dumbbells or do some stretches. Physical exercise improves mental agility and focus, among other things.


Improve mental well-being by being positive. Repeating positive affirmations to yourself can improve a negative mentality. 

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You have the power to create your own inner world. Utilize this knowledge to learn to be happier.


Lack of self-confidence can make anxiety symptoms rise frequently. Being bullied or abused can make a person lose the self-respect they need to accomplish goals and make real friends. Become confident again by taking care of yourself, taking on challenges and getting enough sleep. Never be afraid to be yourself. If someone doesn't like you, take necessary steps to avoid them. Learn not to take things they say or do personally and stay away from places they frequent. 

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Everyone deserves to live a peaceful life without the added distraction of anxiety. Stop being a victim and find practical ways to fix your life. Love yourself genuinely and don't let hateful people bring you down because nobody deserves to be hated.

I couldn't have said it better myself. This is encouraging for those times when life gets so tough to handle, very helpful for writers and readers alike. Such advice can definitely aid us in all parts of our lives.


Thanks again for your insight, Talkspace! A pleasure to have you on Writing in the Modern Age!  



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With Talkspace online therapy, anyone can get therapy without traveling to an office - and for significantly less money than traditional therapy. Start therapy now with a licensed therapist that understands how you live your life today.


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