Saying These 3 Words Can Stop You From Feeling Anxious

Elinor Block

When it comes to learning how to deal with stress or a stressful situation, what's the first thing you do? Many of us reach for those things that give us comfort. Whether that's sweet food, alcohol or binge-watching old episodes of Dawson's Creek, we all have our own ways of coping. But what if these coping mechanisms are preventing us from leading healthy lives? Whether that's bad food choices or overdoing it on the booze, although they might help us cope short-term, overindulging can have a serious long-term impact on our health.

Rarely do quick-fix solutions exist, but when I sat down to watch The Truth About… Stress on BBC One last week, I was fascinated about one fast-acting trick that an expert put forward for dealing with anxiety and stressful situations. All you need to do to rewire your brain, the programme claims, is repeat three simple words to yourself.

Keep scrolling to find out more about this interesting hack.

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