What is the biggest stress source for humans? Apparently the answer is anxiety. Yes, anxiety can indeed be transformed into a million stress. That is why we must know how to eliminate unproductive anxiety in order to be free from stress.
When you are single, you are anxious about being single; and when you have a boyfriend or husband you are anxious about relationships. When you are in school, you are anxious whether or not you will graduate; and when you graduate, you are worry about not being able to get a job; and when you get a job, you worry that the job is not appropriate or the salary is not what you expected to be … and there are millions other worries that will always arise.
Of course you don’t want to be like that all the time. So you need to know how to stop stress. What you need to know, anxiety itself is divided into two categories, namely: productive anxiety (which can be prevented) and unproductive anxiety (which can not be prevented). Fortunately, you can actually eliminate this second type of anxiety.
For example, When you are anxious, fear of missing a flight will make you arrive early to the airport (productive anxiety). But if you are anxious about whether the plane that is boarded will get an accident, of course it is just a waste (unproductive anxiety).
A common habit that triggers stress and decreases productivity is the poor quality of sleep. Sleep deprivation can be a major cause of increasing activity in the area of the brain that contributes to excessive anxiety.
Common causes of sleep deprivation, including sleeping at different times, do not make sleep a priority, and spend a lot of free time on a cellphone or laptop just before going to bed.
Millennials also often skip meals. Though eating consistently not only regulates metabolism and insulin levels but also mental stability.
Late eating or not eating breakfast can cause blood sugar levels to be unstable. This can cause anxiety, including dizziness, confusion, and difficulty of speaking.
Dehydration has the same effect. Because food and water are biological needs, anxiety naturally follows hunger and thirst.
Well, if you are stressed out with anxiety, find out first whether it is productive or not. If there is something that can be done, the anxiety is productive, whereas if you can’t do anything, then the anxiety is an unproductive anxiety. From now on, throw away the unproductive anxiety! Practice how to get rid of unproductive anxiety to be free from stress.
So that is how to eliminate unproductive anxiety in order to be free from stress, I hope it will change your life.