14 Quick Anxiety Reducers

Here’s 14 quick anxiety reducers for you – no frills and minutes to apply.

1. Talk about it with someone

2. Get outside and enjoy the weather

3. Write down what you’re anxious about, and put it in a jar labeled “Anxieties.”

4. Don’t drink caffeine or consume sugar, which will spike the anxiety

5. Take a hot bath

6. Exercise

7. Journal about it

8. Try to tap the feeling of fear inside your body to dissolve some of the anxiety

9. Play out the “worst-case scenario” in your head or write it down.

10. Counteract the worst-case scenario with alternative positive scenarios.

11. Validate yourself if the anxiety is about something concerning you and your performance

12. Meditate

13. Do yoga

14. Get into your body, and get out of your head

About Jason

As "The Man That Men Will Talk To," Jason Fierstein, MA, LPC is a private practice counselor and psychotherapist for men and couples in the greater Phoenix, Arizona, area. He works with struggling men to find happiness in their lives, and with their wives.
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