How to Fight Your Concerns, One Step at a Time


"The anxiety rises when I let the requests – even the sad things I find – hold me outside," she said. "When I & # 39; re forgetting & # 39; things, I think I will be refining the curtains to prioritize and not & # 39;

If you want to do that, too, "work backwards," Ms. Arthur said. What do you want your life to look like? What do you want your day to look like? Whenever you get over that fear, instead of saying & # 39; I have to do it, & # 39; say & # 39; I got to do it, what does it get? & # 39; If they still don't match, stop doing that.

Inspired, I canceled several plans. It felt great.

I think that self-care has become a bad word because it's always a marketing strategy for things that feel like nonsense, says Ms. Mehlman Petrzela. "But I do not think we will throw the baby in the bath water."

Need some ideas? When I asked a few people what they are doing to take care of themselves during these times, they mention about three times a week to do it with a mask (which requires a mask to lay a motion); taking anti-inflammatory foods; sleep for at least eight hours a night; "Too much exercise"; reading poems or stories and “not reading all the articles”; and watching non-news television in a variety of genres, including the most obvious of "30 Rock,The & # 39; The Great Baking Show & # 39 ;, & # 39; & # 39; The Real Housewives & # 39; & # 39; and HGTV.

Spike Friedman, a writer who lives in Los Angeles, shared the most in the worst way: “The hardest thing I have to do to keep myself out is to go to the grove twice a week to keep my body in alignment with the brain. in terms of how I view the dangers of the world. North Korea is higher than my understanding / … raising 60 miles per hour is not. ”

Sarah Miller, a writer in Nevada City, Calif., Said one of her releases is to be written on the soft-skinned wool of Mercedes.

"Also, I remind myself that people are letting go of it," she said. Maris Kreizman, a writer and owner of a pug, told me, "When we adopted Bizzy, I didn't even think about how difficult it would be for me to rely on an animal that is too worried to contribute to my anxiety."