Tackle Anxiety (Tip #1)

Make a list of all your problems.

Literally.

To me stress is like a tornado, it starts out with a certain problem and suddenly it’s one emotion after the other, joining together and spinning into something bigger until days have passed and i’ve turned my small concern into a massive storm that’s going to destroy everything in its way.

What I found to be very helpful is to make a list of all your problems. Get a pen and paper and start numbering them; the first thing you’ll realize is that they’re a lot less than you imagined. In fact, it’s probably only one or two things that are causing you all the anxiety.

Next, under each problem make a list of all the bad outcomes you’re worried about and beside that, possible solutions or plans of actions to take if that “worst-case scenario” actually happens. Acknowledging your fears and creating a basic plan of action will help you in tackling your anxiety.

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