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What Anti-Anxiety Tips Do You Swear By That Help You Calm Down?

*Breathes in for four seconds*

Sometimes — or a lot of times, especially now! — it's easy to get overwhelmed and feel anxiety creep into your head.

When things like stress and frustration set in, know that there are ways to deal with both. Sometimes certain calming techniques or habits can help to recenter your mind.

If that's the case, what's your go-to calming tip or technique that helps you when you're feeling anxious?

Do you ground yourself by focusing on your physical surroundings?

Or do you try square breathing — where you inhale to a slow count of four, hold your breath for four, exhale for four, then pause for four before beginning again?

Or do you take a step back and begin journaling, whether in a notebook or in a lil' app on your phone?

Whatever hack you swear by, please share below! You could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!