Why am I feeling so nervous and scared? This can be anxiety. Physical signs of anxiety can be felt as heart palpitations, loss of energy, sweating, extreme thirst, and loss of focus. When a person has physical symptoms, we work on exercise, diet, and other things, but for mental issues, we must also think about multiple stressors.
Having anxiety is not as obvious to others as it is to you. The way I help calm my anxiety is to learn coping skills I can do anywhere. Here are some skills that might help you, too:
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Dr. Donna Poppendieck (Dr. P) has over 30 years of experience in the mental health care field. She is a seasoned college professor and instructor for providers. She uses credible, proven holistic health strategies in instruction for parents of children with mental health challenges looking for another approach as well as healthcare providers seeking to implement or understand holistic strategies.