10 Methods To Help In Overcoming Anxiety (SCIENTIFICALLY PROVEN)

6. Laugh more

There is evidence to suggest that humor can reduce anxiety. In a study, people performed better on a math test after watching funny cartoons.[7] In another study, people showed a reduction in anxiety after watching stand-up comedy for 20 minutes, and the effects of the comedy were similar to the effects of exercise. This suggests that using humor or having a laugh can inhibit anxiety and reduce its negative impact on your performance.

What to do: Make room for humor in your life. Watch comedies, stand-up routines, or cartoons, and read some funny books or articles. Before an anxiety-inducing event, you can watch or read something funny to reduce anxiety.
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