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Quick Reads #3 - 5 Activities That Get Your Mind Off Anxiety

You might constantly find yourself thinking about what to do throughout your day. There are certain hobbies you can get into which not only let you creatively express yourself but help keep anxiety at a low. Here are a few

Painting / Colouring

 Grab a piece of paper, some crayons or paint, and visualise your thoughts straight
onto your canvas. This gives you a creative outlet and a new masterpiece at the same time.


 Playing With Animals

 Do you have a pet? Perhaps a dog or a cat? Go play with it for a while. Go to your
 local park and watch the birds fly by.


 A good book can do wonders, and a good song can help you release all your worries instantly.
Listening to an audio book kills both birds with one stone!


 Get a small house plant and take care of it daily. Treat it the best you can and
water it daily.
Perhaps get a Venus Fly Trap and feed it daily too!

Go For A Run

This one is at the end because it would confront you with your thoughts, but
it can help you learn how to control them. Running daily not only has physical benefits
 but mental too and can greatly help reduce anxiety. If running is not for you, try meditating.

Getting a hobby gives you a place to release your creativity and lets you control your thoughts. Trying one of these activities might give you that out and help you feel better. Is there anything you do to release your anxiety? Write it in the comments. Good Luck!

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