Sound familiar? Are you looking for ways to cope more effectively with the experience of anxiety?
In my experience, one common reaction to the experience of anxiety is our desire for the experience to be over. I can speak from personal experience that this pattern has shown up in my life many times.
The practice of mindfulness can help in so many ways. Here are 3.
Start to look at the experience of anxiety as simply a reaction of our mind and body to stress and challenge, in many cases. Too often, we can label the experience of anxiety as evidence of a kind of defect in ourselves and this can lead to further anxious reactions.