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A 1-Minute Exercise To Find Inner Peace

How to use the 5–4–3–2–1 technique to calm anxiety.

Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash

Most self-improvement advice says that recognizing your thoughts and feelings is the first step to calming down under pressure. But you’ve probably found that this approach backfires. In fact, you might find that the more you focus on the worries and judgments rushing through your mind, the more anxious and…

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Melody Wilding, LMSW

Melody Wilding, LMSW

Author of TRUST YOURSELF. Executive coach to Sensitive Strivers. Human behavior professor. Featured in NYT, NBC, CNN. https://melodywilding.com/book