Tips on overcoming fear of camping alone⛺🔥. #4

Tips on overcoming fear of camping alone⛺🔥. ✔Tip number four: feel your feelings.
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Last post was about making friends with your anxiety. In this post I`ll extend that to make friends with all your feelings. So why is this important if you're camping alone? Because avoiding feelings usually makes us anxious. Actually it`s the anxiety that holds the feeling down, since anxiety produces physical reactions that covers up the feeling. In contrast, when you feel the feeling, the anxiety goes away.
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If this seems weird, just think about a very emotionally painful time in your life. Did you ever experience anxiety symptoms like nausea, dizziness, muscle tension, cold hands or rapid heartbeat? If you did, then that is an example of the physical sensation of anxiety covering up the painful feelings you had.
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On the other side: have you ever felt really tense and anxious, then had a good cry and felt relaxed afterwards? If so, that is an example of anxiety (the muscle tension) leaving your body after you`ve let yourself feel the feeling (crying). So basically feeling your feelings reduces anxiety.
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🔥Here`s the trick: Every time you have a feeling, notice the physical sensation in your body and accept it. Feel angry? Focus on the energy in your body. Feel sad? Let the pain be there and let the tears come. Feel happy? Then let that good energy fill your body. Whatever is going on, just let yourself feel it. 
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Feelings can be painful or uncomfortable, but if you give them some room they usually pass. Feeling your feelings, even the painful ones, is much easier than going around anxious because you're holding them down. This might be a difficult exercise for some people whilst others find it easy, use what makes sense for you and leave the rest.