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Anyone quick tips to stop my racing mind?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree

In brief: Breath.

If you can find a quiet place - do so.
Breath in slowly; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of six then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. Get checked to ensure that there is not a medical cause or problems like anxiety or mania/hypomania.

In brief: Breath.

If you can find a quiet place - do so.
Breath in slowly; deeply through your nostrils. Fill your lungs with air (but not to the point of discomfort). Hold for a count of six then slowly begin to exhale through an open mouth. Repeat at least 12 times, longer if you need to. Get checked to ensure that there is not a medical cause or problems like anxiety or mania/hypomania.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Missid Ghanem
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Meditation...

& deep breathing relaxation.
.. Even if u can only do it for 3 minutes initially until u work ur way up to a 30 minute relaxation session within a few weeks! u're investing in urself & ur future by doing that, so don't feel rushed to master it immediately! if severe & very stressful mind racing, consult also w/ a psychiatrist/psychologist. Focus on enjoying the process; outcome will follow!

In brief: Meditation...

& deep breathing relaxation.
.. Even if u can only do it for 3 minutes initially until u work ur way up to a 30 minute relaxation session within a few weeks! u're investing in urself & ur future by doing that, so don't feel rushed to master it immediately! if severe & very stressful mind racing, consult also w/ a psychiatrist/psychologist. Focus on enjoying the process; outcome will follow!
Dr. Missid Ghanem
Dr. Missid Ghanem
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