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Write your worries down and work on these worries with a trusted friend or family member. Try looking at positive ways to overcome your worries and concerns.
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Deep breathing will help you to manage the uncomfortable physical effects you’re feeling. Try controlling your breathing and counting to 10.
Give yourself time to focus your energies on the here and now, and don’t spending too much time worrying about the past or the future.
Distraction techniques can also be really helpful. For example, if you are inside, head outside for a while, or if you’re sitting alone in your bedroom, go downstairs and spend time with your family or make a cup of tea.
If anxiety gets to a point where you feel it’s impacting a lot on your daily life, this maybe the time you seek medical advice by speaking to your school nurse or GP. You can also have a look at the links below for further information.
Find out what services are available to you in your area. Remember your school nurse is always there to give you confidential help and support.
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