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Controlling Your Anxiety During A Storm
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Controlling Your Anxiety During A Storm

Controlling Your Anxiety during Bad Weather

Most people will admit that bad weather can really affect their mood and anxiety can really get worse when the weather is just as bad. Whether it is a storm or even a tornado, controlling your anxiety can be really tough because you can hit "panic mode" in a matter of seconds. Some people will panic at the thought of natural disasters and so controlling anxiety can be very tough for some people. For those that have trouble with anxiety, here are a few things that you can consider so that you will be able to avoid anxiety in the future.

Avoid TV

When bad weather is occurring, it is best to simply relax and avoid learning more about the possibilities. Sometimes watching TV and hearing about the possible outcomes can make the anxiety become worse. A lot of people tend to get more anxious when they watch TV because a lot of news channels will exaggerate the news because they want people to watch. However, this will only make it worse for you and your health as it can really worsen the anxiety. Invest in a weather alert system from Midland. This is the best way to be alerted by severe weather. Use an app on your mobile phone while your not at home.

Breathing Techniques

Since you will not be able to go outside and take a walk, it is a good idea to simply walk around the house. With the proper breathing techniques, you will be able to make it seem like you are outside in the fresh air. It really is all mental and you will need to somehow trick your mind to feel like you are able to feel relaxed. Avoid thinking about the weather and focus on something that will make you feel laid back. People who suffer from anxiety will admit that they tend to breathe fast and then over think the situation. Breathe slower and focus on being able to get back to a relaxed state.

Talk To A Friend

This is easily the best way to get rid of anxiety during bad weather. Whether it is on the internet, on the phone or even in person, it is a good idea to simply talk to someone. This can be a friend or a family member and it is a great way to get your mind off of the problems that you have. Sometimes people just feel anxiety because they feel lonely and talking to someone will fix the problem right away. If you are able to have someone to talk to during these times, it would help fix the problem right away.

Overall, controlling your anxiety is not that hard, just as long as you have a plan to follow when the anxiety starts to crawl in. Focus on using these three tips to be able to get rid of the anxiety right away. Remember that a lot of people tend to think that anxiety has no cure but it is all up to you to be able to get rid of it or not. It’s important to be aware of the risks of anxiety medication, too. Anxiety medication can cause a wide range of unpleasant and sometimes dangerous side effects. Many medications for anxiety are also habit forming and physically addictive, making it difficult to stop taking them once you’ve started. Try these techniques first and I hope you can overcome anxiety during severe weather.


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Good suggestions Ken! Avoiding TV, breathing techniques and talk to a friend are useful ways of controlling your anxiety during a storm. Nice article.

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