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3 “Lifestyle Triggers” That Empty the Body of Anxiety-Causing Hormones

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Two Buckets - 3 Lifestyle TriggersAnxiety is a big problem for a lot of people. It feels like it becomes a part of who you are. Making all things, big and small, you used to enjoy a struggle.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

It’s my job to help people solve this problem. I have seen people transform from being crippled by anxiety and fear, to a point where they get that feeling of serenity back in their lives. The heavy weight of anxiety gets lighter.

There’s no better feeling… I love my job.

But, it’s time to branch out and share my techniques with a much larger group of people. You guys.

Ok, lets get to it.

I’m going to share with you the 3 “Lifestyle Triggers” I have used to help hundreds of people with anxiety. The beauty of these particular lifestyle triggers is their simplicity. No side effects. Not emotionally draining. This makes it so easy to stay committed and constant towards them.

So you probably have one big question right now…

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5 Ways Alcohol Worsens Anxiety

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Portrait of a lonely and desperate drunk womanTo the person with an anxiety disorder, daily life is a minefield of things that can make you feel worse.

The stress of getting through another day of pain without a major mishap makes you a nervous wreck and vulnerable to the worst that anxiety can bring you.

One of the most common “remedies” for anxiety is alcohol. While it may seem to help in the short run, alcohol will actually make things worse.

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How Anxiety and Addiction Are Connected (And What You Can Do About It)

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addiction and anxietyDid you know that there’s a significant relationship between anxiety and addiction … and that understanding that connection can help to facilitate healing?

In this post, we’ll explore the correlative connection between the mental health condition of anxiety and the behaviors associated with substance abuse.

First, let’s talk about the nature of anxiety and how it manifests. Anxiety is defined as “a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease, typically about an imminent event or something with an uncertain outcome”. Common physical symptoms include excessive sweating and a racing heartbeat.

Though we all feel this way sometimes, anxiety moves into the realm of disorder when it interferes with everyday functioning. For example, anxiety may stop someone from leaving their house or getting into their car.

In psychiatric terms, Anxiety Disorder is “a nervous disorder characterized by a state of excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behavior or panic attacks”.

In Anxiety Disorder, you experience both internal apprehension and visible, external distress. You feel intense inner discomfort and may have troubling physical symptoms such as hives and hyperventilation.
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