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Conquering Troubled Mind And Distressing Emotions

Conquering Troubled Mind And Distressing Emotions

Health & Wellness
4
min read
Jun 23, 2022
Written By:
Patricia Opsima

Most people are susceptible to feeling stressed when confronted with trying new things and going through situations that are difficult. Anxiety is something that might be experienced on occasion, and it could be brought on by excessive stress. Some people believe that anxiety is a natural human emotion and reaction, especially in situations where they feel threatened or in danger. The presence of a sense of discomfort, agitation, worry, or fear for what danger you are anticipating to happen or what approaching unclear consequence you are expecting can be indicative of a typical level of anxiety. The degree to which a person is anxious, however, can range from normal to extreme, as a result of the fact that various people experience varying amounts of nervousness. Normal anxiety can range from mild to severe.

Both negative and positive aspects of anxiety exist. Due to its intensity of it, there is a possibility that it could act as a catalyst for the onset of a number of various conditions. And if it is not handled and/or treated effectively, it can develop into panic episodes, which can come on suddenly and without any obvious cause, regardless of where you are. A healthy amount of anxiety can have a positive effect by acting as a driver to get things done and remove oneself from situations where one believes there is a risk of harm occurring.

Is there a particular thing that triggers anxiety disorders?

Anxiety

Regrettably, professionals and academics have not yet been able to single out a particular and conclusive factor that contributes to anxiety. There is a complexity to the causes, and it appears that there are multiple reasons that contribute as a stimulus for it to develop. What is likely to be a trigger for anxiety is compromised genetic traits because it could be hereditary, stressful conditions of circumstances, fight-flight-freeze induced situations, medical problems, and sudden withdrawal from the use of illicit substances.

Comparing Anxiety to Depression

Anxiety and depression are not the same things, despite the fact that some people use the terms synonymously. There are significant key differences between the two. Despite this, they are nevertheless capable of happening both sequentially and simultaneously. Examining your feelings in great depth could be a determining factor in establishing their distinction from one another. Depression is characterised by a person's feeling of helplessness and lack of excitement towards life in general, whereas anxiety is characterised by a persistent dread that something bad or harmful is about to happen. Depression, on the other hand, is characterised by a persistent feeling and the view that life is not worth living, and hopelessness appears to be eternal within a tunnel of darkness that has no end. Anxiety symptoms, on the other hand, may fluctuate depending on the circumstances that are occurring at the present time. Despite the fact that the two conditions are distinct, anxiety can sometimes be a cause of depression.

Natural Remedies

Self-Care

Self-help measures, interventions, or strategies are essential for some people who have stress, anxiety, and/or depression that is manageable, which means that it does not interfere with daily life. These measures and strategies are necessary in order to overcome that disturbing emotions and thoughts. Making positive and uplifting shifts in how you live your life can be accomplished to a great extent by adopting new habits.

The term "natural treatment" refers to practices such as engaging in self-care activities, being active, eating healthy foods and getting rid of the unhealthy ones, avoiding caffeine, alcohol, and/or recreational drugs, quitting smoking, maintaining a regular sleep pattern and not staying up all night, or just generally working towards a healthy and happy life are all examples of what is included in this category. Self-help books are another resource that could be useful in conquering pointless worries that could get in the way of your productivity during the day-to-day activities of your life.

In order to combat feelings of stress, anxiety, and depression, an individual needs to investigate the many different strategies or methods that are at their disposal. These mental diseases have to be treated as soon as possible after their onset in order to prevent further complications. It is possible for you to devise your own methods for controlling your thoughts and feelings in order to prevent them from becoming more severe to the point where you will no longer be able to carry out tasks and responsibilities in your daily life in an efficient and effective manner. Keeping a journal in which you record all of your thoughts and then reflect on those thoughts may assist in the process of replacing negative thoughts with more positive and encouraging ones. Your network of loved ones and friends is another important factor in defeating the internal demons that plague both your mind and your heart.

What other options are there when self-help methods are unsuccessful?

Seek help and Counseling

Extreme stress, anxiety, or depression that has lasted for more than six months, is unmanageable, and is therefore interfering with your day-to-day life are the types of symptoms that should raise concern. When this occurs, medical treatment is required since it may lead to the development of further mental health diseases, such as panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), social anxiety disorder, and other worrying conditions.

Key Takeaway:

Statistics suggest that there are 40 million people living with anxiety disorders in the United States, however, only 36.9% of those people receive treatment for their condition. Among the 63.1% of individuals who are not receiving treatment, there is a possibility that these individuals are the ones who are unable to control their feelings and thoughts, or that they are the ones who are victims of the stigmas associated with mental disorders and who face a lack of understanding from their family, friends, and other individuals. Nevertheless, telling an adult about what you are experiencing, such as physical sensations, worries, and a troubled mind, and getting yourself checked out by a mental health professional are both ways to help yourself become better again and function better than you did before. This is true regardless of the reasons behind your experience.

Counselling, which may include cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), psychotherapy, or other forms of therapeutic treatments, is the typical approach taken in the medical intervention model for the treatment of mental health illnesses. Antidepressants, benzodiazepines, tricyclics, and beta-blockers are only some of the possible drugs that some doctors might give. You should never feel embarrassed about the fact that you are working towards achieving your own personal peace.

Patricia Opsima

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