Dealing with Anxiety: Using the Strength of an Anxious Mind to Calm Anxiety

This is a very very through and wonderful post on anxiety and the anxious mind. So well written.

My Walk With God

Posted by Karen Young

Dealing with Anxiety: Using the Strength of an Anxious Mind to Calm Anxiety

An anxious mind is a strong, powerful mind, as anyone who has tried to rationalise themselves out of anxiety will tell you.An anxious mind can outrun, outpower and outwit rationality and logic any day of the week.What if you could harness the strength and power of thatfiercelyprotective mind and use it to work for you instead of against you?

Anxiety exists on a spectrum and we all experience it at some level.We wouldn’t be human if we didn’t.Anxiety is a very normal response from a strong, healthy brain that thinks there might be trouble about, and instantly responds by making us stronger, faster, more powerful, more alert versions of ourselves.

Like any good thing though, too much is too much.When the brain is oversensitive to threat, it puts us on high alert even when there is no need to be.This is when anxiety becomes intrusive and…

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