Oklahomans, like others throughout the world, daily cope with anxious and stressful moments in their own fashion. Each has personal advice and preferred methods for tackling anxiety. All Oklahomans have their unique authentic life story; very special and none exactly alike. Oklahoma Seniors have found through living a long life that each step taken, each decision made, brought them the life they are currently having. Some admitted to feeling anxiety from time to time; dependent upon what was occurring in their life.
Feeling anxiety is not unusual. The majority have lived through several moments where anxiety was present. How one handles anxiety determines the level of anxiety suffered. No one feels anxiety the same degree; some more than others.
Lessening one’s anxiety can be accomplished through a variety of methods plus eating a nutritional diet. There is no right or wrong method. It is a matter of what works for the individual and their particular circumstance.
Some have integrated into their lives the daily application of specific positive virtues like perseverance, kindness, courage, truth, honor, fidelity, discipline, hospitality, self-reliance and industriousness. They have found daily implementing these help with allaying their anxiety. Others claim their spiritual belief assuaged anxiety, because their stalwart faith in the Divine gave them an impartial someone they could privately share each challenge and go to for holy assistance.
Most in the psychiatric field concur that what a person believes they are capable of handling will lead to the life and lifestyle a person receives. These professionals understand overcoming anxiety sometimes cannot be accomplished solo. Psychiatric professionals compassionately comprehend life is full of ups and downs; some more severe than others. Psychiatrists and Psychologists offer different treatment methods for mollifying anxiety for those who feel their anxiety too overwhelming to cope with alone.
Facing one’s anxiety can be daunting. Habitually anxiety sneaks in one’s life during high stress-filled moments. During these fretted challenges one does not readily see the best way out. Many have found meditating during such a time helped them find a happy resolution to the challenge tackled. Meditation gives one the opportunity to view honestly a circumstance or take a moment to relax. One’s mind can deliver viable solutions when less tense from felt anxiety.
If there is a solution to the problem, there is no need to worry. If there is no solution, there is no sense in worrying either. — The Dalai Lama, The Art of Happiness, by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Howard C. Cutler, M.D., Chapter 14, p. 272.
Accepting what one can and cannot do during any given situation in life assists with one’s anxiety management. Each disquieting situation is different. Choosing or accepting the changes incorporated into one’s life can lessen anxiety. Realizing, beyond doubt, there is no wrong decision; only life changing ones is an excellent first step toward easing the anxiety experienced. Enjoy the day!