Two hands facing each other, like holding a ball Compartmentalize today from past and future; being in the present
Become Resilient, Emotionally Strong, Mentally Tough, Tough Skin
Accept the worst case scenario; Start problem solving for target state
Like slow waterboarding. Negativity keeps you focused on the problem, whereas positivity helps you find solutions to it.
If a problem has a solution, you do not need to worry about it. If a problem has no solution, it will not help to worry about it.
Breathe or swing with music (belly breathing) 5W-1H: What, Why, When, Where, Who, How
Write down What, Why, Problem, Solution
Recall loving people and happy moments Keep self busy
Do not overpay for little things
90% chance it would not happen
Accept it if shit happens
Set a time limit to get over it.
Do not correct the past
getting warm | self healing | relaxing | feeling good
Conscious memory makes conscious anxiety (CA), e.g., recalling a trauma event can cause conscious anxiety such as posttraumatic stress syndrome (PTSD).
Unconscious memory makes unconscious anxiety, e.g., 1) associates of a trauma event can cause unconscious anxiety by priming effect; 2) white coat anxiety hypertension.
Conscious anxiety can be described in awareness; unconscious anxiety is not in awareness and cannot be explained or controlled.
1. systolic blood pressure under UA - systolic blood pressure under MMQ; diastolic blood pressure under UA - diastolic blood pressure under MMQ.
2. ECG T-ware inversion can possibly measure UA.
Like conscious anxiety, UA is a form of unhappiness. Eliminating UA and CA makes you happy.
CA is short lived and can be addressed by reasoning and cognitive therapy. UA is pervasive, hidden, harder to address.
Rest often before getting tired
Worries, depression, nervousness make you tired
Write it down and talk about it with loving family
Clean desk and room, clarify and prioritize, start action on decisions, divide and conquer, assign responsibilities, monitor and oversee
Improvise: anything can be made interesting, we like to work on passions
Worrying about insomnia hurts more than insomnia itself, so do not worry
Magnesium deficiency causes anxiety and insomnia. Magnesium-rich foods (nuts and seeds) or magnesium supplement before bedtime?