Often, when we are feeling triggered by something we immediately start to feel really worked up, ramped up, or keyed up and often can’t think clearly or access the rational thoughts that would help get us through the upsetting situation in a calm, balanced and reasonable way.

So what do we do?

Before we have any hope of getting through the emotional sh*t storm with as much integrity and as little shame or guilt as possible, it’s important we first take a few minutes to do something simple, yet productive to take the emotional edge off and bring things down a notch so that we can get in and actually access our reasonable selves and get effectively to the other side of all the emotional commotion.

In this video I share 4 simple, yet highly effective anxiety management techniques to help us feel a little more calm and grounded when our emotions are feeling anything but.