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Best Techniques for Controlling Your Anxiety – 13

By Martin Seif, Ph.D. ABPP

Learn and Become Comfortable with Diaphragmatic Breathing: Many people feel it is the single most effective tool for managing anxious feelings. Breathing with your diaphragm allows you to take regular and rhythmic breathes, even when experiencing high anxiety. Rhythmic breathing reduces the effects of hyperventilation, stimulates the calming response in your body and gives you a manageable task in the present on which to focus.


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