Anxiety is something that we all have to deal with in our lives at one time or another. Whether it is the nervousness of a job interview or the excited butterflies in your stomach during a first date, anxiety can take many forms. What it can also do is wreak total havoc on our bodies, particularly our faces. The strong feelings that are associated with anxiety can lead to an increased appearance of wrinkles under your eyes in particular as well and other spots, if you do not learn how to curb and work through those emotions.
This blog post is going to cover certain techniques you can use in your daily life to help cope with anxiety in any situation, so you won't have to worry about the toll it will take on your body. As long as you know healthy and constructive ways to deal with your anxiety – instead of packing away the strong feelings, which will always compound the problem – your face will remain as beautiful and healthy as always! Not only will these tips help your face, theycan have a positive improvement on other areas of your life, such as your general outlook.
Here are a few natural ways to manage your anxiety:
- Eat right: The best technique you can implement to reduce your anxiety is by having a healthy and well-balanced diet. Consuming foods that are high in Omega-3s or vitamins A and B will keep you healthy both mentally and physically. These foods will also do wonders for your skin, and act as anti-aging solutions. Not only will you be of sound mind, you will have healthy and glowing skin to go along with it.
- Get enough sleep: If you do not have a consistent sleep schedule of enough hours each night, it can be harmful to your emotional and physical health. Experts recommend at least seven to nine hours each night. One of the ways to know that your anxiety is getting to you is that you are experiencing disruptions in your rest and cannot maintain a regular schedule. Not only will this leave you tired throughout the day, you will also look exhausted – every one of your wrinkles and pores will come into sharp focus.
- Smile: While this might seem a little simple, there has been research that shows smiling more can actually help reduce feelings of stress and anxiety. Laughing is also great for your emotional well-being, so try spending time around people who are easygoing and like to have a good time with each other. It can really make the difference between walking into work or home jittery and having a calm and relaxed demeanor when you are awake.
- Tea: Chamomile or green tea is especially good for calming nerves. You don't need to turn to artificial ways to keep yourself stress and anxiety-free, all you need is a good cup of tea. Try drinking it at least once each day to get the maximum effect possible.
If you are interested in other ways to reduce the appearance of your wrinkles, be sure to schedule an appointment with Marotta Aesthetics & Laser today!