What Do I Say To A Friend With Anxiety?

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sunnyskh777
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by sunnyskh777 on Tue Nov 16, 2021 7:26 pm

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Psychologists and psychiatrists use different therapies to improve a persons anxiety.

Depression and anxiety can be overcome with dance and music. i would suggest a natural peaceful therapy to overcome depression and anxiety. Yu shouls see yourself in a peaceful forests with trees and lakes. This therapy can be especially helpful for people who find it difficult to talk about their thoughts and emotions.

Being with nature and enjoying the nature sounds will see you overcome the anxiety and depression problems.

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by MissCandyGirl on Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:00 pm

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I find music heals those diffcult emotions. I use music daily to help my mental health. Dance also increases feel-good emotions.

No one has to choose the perfect music or be an expert at dancing: just doing so in your own time and your own way is key. You certainly don't have to perform in front of people - or even be good at it - but it does help improve mental health.

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by Buzz6419 on Sun Feb 27, 2022 7:17 pm

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Hi everyone;

We all know that anxiety is not good for our health. If you have a friend who is dealing with anxiety and feeling stressed you just say " I'm always here for you ". You have to talk with him/her and spend some time with him to help him stay happy. The main cause of anxiety is stress and it mostly happens when we take pressure on our mind like when we miss our flight or when we are stuck in traffic.

You have to recommend to your friend that he exercise regularly to take away your stress and drink coffee at least 2 times a day because coffee can elevate your anxiety level and you feel fresh as well as active.

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by MissCandyGirl on Wed Mar 16, 2022 4:11 pm

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Anxiety is hard to get rid of. In fact, I'd say anxiety is impossible to eradicate. Anxiety never leaves: it lasts a lifetime. No amount of meditation or pills get rid of it entirely. You can reduce it and face your fears, but it'll still be there.

I know that sounds terribly negative, but it is true. You just have to accept you feel anxiety. But this is not easy. For some, it is downright impossible. Again, there ARE measures to reduce it, but unless there is some kind of change in life - some kind of miracle - it can't be completely eradicated.

Anxiety is a curse and I think anyone else with it feels the same.

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by Patricia96 on Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:00 am

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Hi, I’m so sorry to hear your friends going through this, but it’s great to see you reaching out for support. From personal experience I couldn’t agree more with previous comments about sticking by them. It will be hard, don’t take their actions as attack against you. Your messages etc will be one of the reasons they get through it. I recently was that friend that withdrew themselves, was completely out of character but if I didn’t I would’ve had a full mental breakdown. I needed time to focus on myself and my family, and tbh was exhausted, I had no energy to speak to anyone, and the odd time I did I just wasn’t myself. I felt terrible. I knew my friends had their own problems, one just found out she was expecting a baby, but I had to do what was right for me. Luckily a few friends understood, they messaged every other day/ week, just a check in, letting me know they were there and how much they cared for me. Eventually I opened up fully to them, which helped greatly. However looking back those messages got me through a tough time, knowing they were people who stood by me because they wanted to. I also had lots of family support, however my thoughts at that time were they only helped because they had a duty to and my actions were a burden to them, although I now know that wasn’t the case, I couldn’t help my feelings at the time. Unfortunately I did have 1 friend that I no longer speak with, her actions hurt me greatly. She was someone I had supported during her own mental health crisis but saw mine as fake, she even twisted things, made up stories and tried to turn others against me. Not 1 supportive message, infact the only message I received was asking for money. She saw me as a bad friend, which hurt a lot at the time, however I stood my ground and didn’t reach out to her, waiting to see if she would finally be there for me, which never happened. This hurt but helped me greatly, as emphasised how specia my other friends were, and how hard it was for them to support me, even through while I acted the way I did. They understood my feelings, I slowly started visiting wtc, they knew I was rubbish company but they still put up with me lol I’m not fully there but I am arranging a day out to celebrate my birthday. I’m riddled with anxiety about it but know it’s a step I have to take. Just remember you know your friend and how to communicate, be there for them but not over powering, just enough support for them to know u care x

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by MissCandyGirl on Tue Mar 29, 2022 12:44 pm

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I can relate, Patricia96: years ago, I went through the same. I just separated myself from everyone until I felt better. I needed that time alone.

Emotions are hard to deal with sometimes and we all need our alone-time. True friends and a loving family will understand and always be there.

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