The E R Place Counseling Blog
For those who are coping with anxiety, day to day life is full of hazard signs. Every instance that increases your stress and anxiety may be leading you towards an anxiety attack or major meltdown. It is important to create an environment that leads to positive energy. Think about the places where you spend the most time and set up space around you in those places for positive energy. Do this with sound, sight, and aroma. If you like quiet music playing in the background or have a poster of your favorite quote over your desk at work. Maybe you enjoy plants and set up a plant stand in the corner of your living room. If you enjoy the scent of lavender or chamomile, then use aroma therapy.
When relationships aren't going well, we often are much too focused on what the other person did or said that upset us. The truth is that this is an opportunity to not only learn about the other person in the relationship but to learn about ourselves. For instance, if the other person's behavior was heinous in some way, we may want to spend a little time reflecting on our emotional mindset to be certain we aren't projecting the type of emotional energy that would bring this individual into our lives.