How to never feel anxious again
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How to never feel anxious again

How to never feel anxious again

Do you ever feel a crazy amount of anxiety in the morning?

Happens to me all the time.

I wake up and it's like it hits me right in the face.

I get a cold rush from head to toe ... like someone's shot cold fluid into my veins.

And for the next 30 minutes it's just total anxiety.

I don't want to get up. I don't want to do anything. I don't even want to talk. I just want to lie down and try to fall asleep again.

But if never works ...

That is, until I discovered why this was happening.

Turns out this has to do with a hormone called cortisol.

Cortisol is your body's stress hormone.

What happens is, in the morning your body creates more of it to help you get out of bed.

(On the other hand, ever noticed why you feel so peaceful at night? That's because your body isn't producing cortisol -- your body is trying to help you sleep!)

There are a few ways to lower your cortisol levels, such as:

1. Get the right amount of sleep — turn off that phone early (yes, that means no Googling medical symptoms in the middle of the night!)

2. Do some exercise — a little walk in the evenings can work wonders for you anxiety the next morning.

3. Get a pet! Okay, so this is a little out there, but it turns out that having a pet can really help bring those cortisol levels down and reduce morning anxiety.

And one of the most important things you can do?

Learn to relax your body.

You're probably wondering 2 things by now:

1. how does this pertain to escaping the rat race

2. where do I learn how to relax my body?

Let's tackle these questions one at a time ... ready?

... Well,

according to studies 41% of stressed workers say stress leads to a loss in productivity.

Have you ever felt like you just couldn't open your laptop after a hard days work because you felt anxiety rushing through your veins?

I know I have -- whenever I feel anxious I can barely get up, let alone open my laptop to practice any new skill or manage any kind of business.

That's why I'm going to be giving you a hack on how to instantly lower your cortisol levels so you can feel less anxious and get back that motivation to be able to work towards your goals, EVEN after a hard days work at your shitty 9-5.

Andrew Huberman coined the term, physiological sigh, which TLDR; is a mechanism that you can use right now in order to lower the anxiety that you feel.

It's simple, and I want you to try this as you're reading this post.

First, take a deep breathe and HOLD.

Blue yet? Well you're not done yet.

Take yet another breathe in.

Yes! Breathe in NOW without letting any air out just yet.

Okay finally let out a slow exhale and start breathing normally again.

How do you feel? Well, you may feel a little light headed at first but trust me when I say that this simple mechanism of breathing can potentially be the deciding factor in your ability to escape the rat race by allowing you to overcome your anxiety.

Anyways, I know that anxiety sucks but I've just given you an explanation on why you feel anxious at any given moment and a simple way for you to combat that feeling.

Try it out, and if you still want more then check out Andrew Huberman's podcast yourself by clicking the link below

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