5. Distract Yourself!

Distraction is described as momentarily finding something else to focus on instead of being consumed with the cause of your anxiety. An evidence-based therapy called DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) uses this tool too. Pick a favorite song and go through the lyrics in your mind. Notice intrusive thoughts and bring your focus back to the song. You can also use a picture in your memory or a poem.

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