Joy is the antedote to Anxiety
Joy is the antidote to anxiety. Psychologically, you cannot feel both joyous and anxious at the same time, so this is great news for the next time you feel anxious.
So when you feel anxiety building, actively do something that brings you joy.
Whether that’s calling a friend, whether that’s putting on your favourite music and having a dance around the room, or whether it’s going out with the dog, whatever it is that brings you joy, do that and notice the effect it has on you. Also, the added benefit is that long term it will also support you in whatever situation is making you feel anxious in the first place.
So choose joy.
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