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Let's Start An Anxiety Journal!

Starting an anxiety journal can help you be better at not only tracking anxiety but overcoming it. An anxiety journal is a diary where you write when you are having a panic attack or an anxiety attack. It can be really helpful when you need to quickly let something off your chest or feel better. Here are the things you will need and how to start! Doing this daily can help you feel better and feel calmer. Lets start!

Things You Will Need 

  • A Journal
  • A Pen 

It is recommended that you hand-write your feelings as this will help you feel calmer quicker.

Lets Write!

You should spend 5-20 minutes writing about any concerns you have, write them all in a line and give them a symbol. Use the symbols later to write about the concern in more detail. Here is an example.

I Will Not Do Well At My Exams @

I Cannot Do Well At Sports #

@ I finished my exams, I am not sure if I will pass them but I think I did pretty well.
# Our team won! It was really fun and I enjoyed a lot.

 If you don't have any details to write, skip it. If you don't know what to write, just write anything about the topic until you go in an automatic mode of writing your feelings. It should be calming not stressing. Write the reality of what happened and how it contrasted with your actual feelings.

Overcoming what you write - 3 Grateful things.

You should be trying to overcome whatever you wrote. If you wrote about not feeling well about an exam, write about what you are trying to do so you can do well. Prove Anxiety WRONG. If you do not have anything to write. Just write 3 things you are grateful for. To learn more about this, click here.

What now?

Try to figure out a pattern in your Anxiety. Does it only happen due to one subject? Are there any specific days it happens on. Write whenever you can and if you have something happening twice, the same feeling twice, try to read what happened last and try to avoid it or do the same. If you need more help, just comment and we will get to you as soon as possible!

Thank you and Good Luck!


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