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Living with anxiety - 10 top tips: #2

  • PUBLISHED SAT 18:17, 4 AUG 2018
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  • UPDATED WED 14:52, 15 AUG 2018
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  • BY TRACY BOND

2. Ground yourself with your five senses

This tip is deceptively powerful. A mental exercise to provide immediate relief at times when you feel anxious.

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*Look slowly around yourself.

Look for and make a mental note of 5 things which you can see.

Now find 4 things which you can touch.

Listen carefully for 3 separate things you can hear,

Concentrate until you find 2 things you can smell and

1 thing you can taste.

*repeat as necessary

 

 

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