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summary from https://ncase.me/mental-health/
All feelings are imperfect signals about met/unmet needs.
If you feel anxious or depressed, you are not crazy, not a broken machine, you are just a human being with unmet needs.
Pain, fear, depression, frustration, anger, disappointment, grief.. they are all helpful and necessary signals
The way is to collaborate with emotions and use them as clues, constructive criticism to improve our lives. It is a habit and we need consistent practice to gain this habit.
There’s a simple and effective way to reduce anxiety and feel better
sleep, exercise, water, and healthy food
speaking to friends & family, writing, meditation, mindfulness, gratitude
How to help to an anxious person ?
Don’t deliver an ultimatum
anger could be masked anxiety
Don’t view them as being stubborn
Avoid diagnostic labels
January 1, 2020