6 Ways to Switch Off The Fight-or-Flight Response
Why Do I Feel So Bad? An Introduction to The Fight-or-Flight Response
In the post entitled Why Do I Feel So Bad? An Introduction to The Fight-or-Flight Response, I described the stress response that your brain engages any time it, not you, decides you are in danger. As a recap, your brain does this thinking it is helping you to survive but unfortunately, it often perceives mortal peril at inappropriate times. Leaving you feeling terrible and desperate to escape the situation you are in.
Here are your ‘go-to’ tips on how to switch off that feeling.
Hundreds if not thousands of people have written about the fight-or-flight response. Google it. You’ll find enough articles to keep you reading all year. However, I have an overwhelming desire to write about it again. Why? Because in my experience it is one of the main reasons people experience anxiety, distress, overwhelm, lose sleep, snap at others and ultimately seek therapy.