Some things I can tell myself when I am extremely overwhelmed?!

Question: Some things I can tell myself when I am extremely overwhelmed.?
I'm suffering from severe anxiety and depression, as diagnosed by my therapist. I am under a huge amount of stress right now. Can anyone give me some little phrases or something I can say to myself to calm myself down so I can function and get something done today.? Please help. Health Question & Answer

Hi Pink Panther,

I suffer from anxiety and depression and anxiety as well. When I feel overwhelmed I often say to myself "baby steps." You want to break down big things into little things to make them less threatening. You also might want to assure yourself that it will be OK and take deep breaths to calm yourself down.

One foot in front of the other also works.

You can also visualize yourself accomplishing the little tasks. When you feel you can handle something you are more likely to do something.

Take care. Health Question & Answer

The serenity prayer...

God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.Health Question & Answer

Here is a link to some quotes for those who suffer from anxiety.

Hope that would be helpful. Health Question & Answer

You could go to the gym to try and work this out but I also find that counting is a good way to center yourself and clear your mind.Health Question & Answer

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