Alternative ways to relieve anxiety if you're a self medicator
"Are you reaching for the bong or pipe at the first sign of stress?" asks author Jade Green in Reefer Fitness.
Try these nine anxiety relief techniques before you self medicate:
Count and breathe. Avoid caffeine and alcohol. Practice positivity. Eat well. Get your sleep. Exercise. Talk to people!
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Green has also outlined links between cannabis, depression, and anxiety in this post. Good news? A study by Columbia University of 35,000 Americans concluded that cannabis CANNOT be linked to mental health disorders, while it CAN be used to treat them.
The bad news? As you probably know, cannabis CAN negatively affect anxiety.