In this brief blog post, we have curated a list of anxiety pictures. Anxiety pictures may be able to help you if you are going through anxiety and want to get a better idea of how other people cope with anxiety or maybe you are curious as to if your anxiety has made you look different and you now want to see what that difference looks like.
Maybe you want some anxiety pictures to help calm you down when you are suffering from anxiety.
If you have any other anxiety pictures you want us to use please let us know in the comments below.
What naturally reduces anxiety?
There are several ways to naturally reduce anxiety they include:
- Stop drinking alcohol, alcohol is a natural sedative and can heighten your fear of things
- Eat a healthy meal
- Exercise often and stay fit. This helps your physical health which affects your emotional health.
- Meditation can also be good as it allows you to really relax and find your inner peace
- Reduce your intake of caffeine
- Sleep well. Getting a minimum of 7hours worth of sleep is very important.
- Practice good breathing habits when you feel stressed. This can help calm you down.
How can I calm my anxiety?
If you want to calm your anxiety you should do the below things:
Practice your breathing techniques when you are having a panic attack.This will help you regulate your mood and make you feel much calmer when you are having anxiety attacks.
Use meditation to visualize positive things and then this will help you go on to find a calm, positive space when you begin to feel anxious.
Research your anxiety symptoms and join an anxiety forum if you want peer support.
Focus on what’s going on right now, don’t worry too much about what’s going to happen tomorrow.
Use positive talk to help you visualize a better day
What anxiety feels like?
Anxiety feels like everything is happening at a much higher pace and not under your control.
When you begin to feel anxious or stressed out your body will release stress hormones such s adrenaline and cortisol which will increase your heart rate, cause you to sweat and even faint.
What causes anxiety?
There are a lot of things that cause anxiety. Anxiety can be caused by traumatic life events which come back to hunt us. This could be severe violence events etc. Anxiety can also be genetical. It could be caused by an imbalance of chemicals in our brain. The good news is that in most cases anxiety can be cured with Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors such as escitalopram and citalopram.
Below we will highlight some anxiety pictures and give you a brief description for each anxiety picture.
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Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a man holds his face and covers his eyes in agony as he screams. This seems to be a typical trait of those suffering from anxiety.
Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a man is curled up, almost in the natal position. We tend to do this when we are scared, unaware and frightened of the situations we find ourselves in.
Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a note reads “phone a friend”. This is because most people who have anxiety suffer in silence and have no one who looks after them as they have not shared their anxiety with their friends or family. Sharing what you are going through with your friends and family will help you get through your anxiety.
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Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a boy cries with his eyes closed and his head tilted a bit downwards. A common theme for those of us who have anxiety and suffer alone.
Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a man leans against some stairs and looks into the distance. When we become anxious we tend to find cover at the nearest place. We usually cradle up and hope to feel better. This is depicted in this picture.
Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a lady is bent down with her head on her bed and is resting on her toes. We tend to do this in moments of anxiety as we don’t feel fully grounded.
Anxiety picture: In this anxiety picture a woman leans against a man for support. In most cases, people who suffer from anxiety never seek out support but suffer in silence. Those who do will find that there will be caring for family members or friends who will happily care for them.
Anxiety picture: In this picture, we see marijuana placed in a smoking pipe. Some people have used marijuana to help them with their anxiety due to its calming effect but others have discovered it gives them panic attacks. Marijuana is currently not a prescribed medicine for anxiety but who knows the future?
If you are suffering from depression, anxiety, loneliness or any similar mental health issue then seeking help for it may be a good option. Mental health issues such as depression, loneliness and anxiety can affect anyone of us.
If you are under 18 then CAMHS, an NHS run programme may just be the answer for your mental health struggles.
You should look to see if you meet the CAMHS referral criteria and then fill in the CAMHS referral form.