It is true that anxiety is an understandable response to a difficult life. But we shouldn’t make the mistake of thinking there is nothing we can do. We can still reduce our anxiety with self-care.
Anxiety and depression each have their own dominant philosophy. When we are anxious, we suffer the extreme that everything matters; when we are depressed, we suffer the extreme that nothing matters.
What can we do to lower our emotional temperature when attacked by acute anxiety?
To be mentally healthy, we can learn to flow wisely from event to event.
We all have unresolved situations. Our job is to tell the difference between things we choose to do something about, and things we choose to get used to.
The adrenaline response is a natural response to threat or extreme stimulus. If we are prone to anxiety, and wish to tame that response, there are a few things we can do.