10 Simple Grounding Techniques To Calm Anxiety | NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

10 Simple Grounding Techniques To Calm Anxiety

Posted on August 27, 2021

As someone who struggles with anxiety, I know firsthand how crippling it can be sometimes. Racing thoughts. Restlessness. Shallow breathing. Queasiness. Palpitations. And that debilitating feeling of the world closing in on you. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, around 40 million adults (19.1% of the total population) in the U.S. have anxiety disorders. Fortunately, there are many science-backed strategies that can help mitigate these feelings and cultivate calm including grounding techniques.


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