Authored by William G. DeFoore, Ph.D.
These anxiety disorder remedies get to the causes of your anxiety, so that you achieve the lasting confidence and peace of mind you want. These are mostly do-it-yourself tools, with some other resources for you to consider.
Most people think of medication to treat anxiety, and many people have received reliefin that way. You may not be aware, however, that medication only treats the anxiety symptoms, not the causes.
An anxiety disorder develops slowly, over time, as a result of a variety of different life experiences.
The approach we're going to take here will help you to understand how you became anxious, the stories behind your anxiety, and what you can do to heal it.
Your anxiety is there for a reason, and once you find out what that reason is, you're on the road to healing. First, let's look at how anxiety forms:
The good news here is that this is your story, and you have a lot of choices about how you can work with it, whether or not you actually have a problem with anxiety.
The three steps are to tell (write) your story, revisit it with compassion and healing, and re-write your story going forward.
Watch this video, to understand more about how anxiety develops, and what you can do about it:
These are powerful tools that you can use to bring soothing, comfort and healing to your inner emotional self.
Like any tools, they only work if you use them. So, it's up to you. First read about them and see if this makes sense to you:
1) Telling your story is a necessary first step. If you don't work on your story, your story works on you. Here are some guidelines to get that part done.
2) Revisiting your story with understanding and love might be a new idea for you, but it is a very powerful healing tool. It is an imagery process, which you can learn through using the Nurturing Your Inner Child program.
3) The next and final step is to re-write your story for the rest and best of your life. There are two parts to this step:
There you are. If you use each of these tools diligently, and with a focused intention of healing your anxiety disorder, you will succeed and receive great benefit.
Learn what the National Institute of Mental Health has to offer about anxiety disorders.
Anxiety Symptoms--Understand the many symptoms of anxiety and where they come from. Most important, learn how to heal these symptoms once and for all.
Anxiety Attacks--Learn where anxiety attacks come from and how you can start today to heal the causes. It's all about understanding and balancing your emotions, and you can accomplish this.