This may come as a surprise to you; but then again, it may not, however, the fact remains that everybody experiences anxiety. It doesn’t matter if you are a multi-millionaire trust fund baby who has never had to work a day in their life or a professional quarterback who has thrown that same pass a thousand times; as a rule, without exception, everybody gets anxiety. And just so we’re clear, experiencing and anxiety and having a condition like social anxiety disorder are very different things.
Anxiety, as is most commonly felt by people on a daily basis, is simply the body’s reaction to stress, and it’s not always a bad thing. Anxiety can sometimes be a powerful motivator and can spur us on to reach a lot of the goals we set in life. However, by that same measure, anxiety can also have a crippling effect, leaving a person with more self-doubt and worry then assurance and drive. Sadly, there isn’t much that can be done about the anxiety you are still yet to undoubtedly experience, but what can be done is learn how to properly react to it, and the key is to relax. Sound hard? Well, it can be, but fortunately, we have some great tips that can work in minutes to quiet your anxiety and help you get on with your day.
Have you ever been sitting at your desk, or out running an errand when that familiar feeling of anxiety gets ahold of you? And when feeling that way, have you ever imagined you were sitting on the beach in some tropical paradise without a care in the world? We know we have, and it’s a pleasant thought, but how many of us can actually follow through with it? Instead, maybe it’s time to have a mini tropical vacation - in your mouth.
If you are feeling stressed, take a few minutes and peel, slice and enjoy a delicious, juicy mango. Aside from being delicious and chock full of vitamins and minerals, it also contains a compound known as linalool, which can actually help to lower stress levels.