April 20th, 2012 10:01 EST
Taking It Out On People You Know Will Not Make Your Stresses Go Away
When feeling stressed or anxious, some people sometimes take it out on there loved ones or somebody they know. There is a better way to deal with your stresses and anxieties besides taking it out on somebody else. As a result, here is a list of techniques that a person can use to help manage their stresses, anxieties, and fears.
First and foremost, seek help and treatment from a counselor or psychologist. Getting help from a counselor or other professional is very important and can provide you assistance for your situation. Seeking the services of a professional should be the first thing you do if you have trouble managing your stresses.
Find the reason why you are feeling anxious or stressed. Maybe you had a bad day at work or maybe your kids are giving you a hard time. Ask yourself what is making me feel stressed and then try to find effective solutions that will manage the problem.
Sometimes, certain events may happen all at once. When this happens, stop what you are doing and take a deep breath. Try to find something fun to do or read a good book. Doing something that makes you happy will get rid of the stresses of the moment.
Don`t let your negative thoughts get the best of you. If you get a negative thought, try to think of something positive. Also, focus on the next time you will go on vacation. Thinking of something that will make you happy will help calm you down.
Do something enjoyable that will make you feel better. If you like to watch a baseball game, then take the afternoon off and go to a game. If you like to go fishing then do that. Doing something you like to do will help you to forget your current problem and give you some time to relax.
Managing your fears and anxieties will take some work on your part but you can be successful. Remember that there are better ways to deal with your fears, anxieties, and stresses than blaming it on your loved ones or friends.
Stan Popovich is the author of "A Layman`s Guide to Managing Fear Using Psychology, Christianity and Non Resistant Methods" - an easy to read book that presents a general overview of techniques that are effective in managing persistent fears and anxieties. For additional information go to: http://www.managingfear.com.