To quell anxiety and reduce sensitivity to noise
The Room of Silence
Sit up in a chair, close
your eyes and breathe out slowly three times.
Remember, just the act of
long, slow exhalations and brief inhalations will reduce anxiety. You are doing
The Room of Silence Exercise to
quell or stop anxiety, and it takes up to 15 seconds. Use it whenever you feel anxious.
yourself in a room together with the feeling of anxiety.
your back on the anxiety and find the door to the right out of that room
to go into another room.
there is noise/cacophony go through that door to your right, eventually coming
to a room of silence where the noise has stopped.
you come to that room of silence, look around and see what you discover
- You may
have to go through door after door after door in each room until
eventually you come to the room of silence and when you do, the anxiety is
what you discover in that room. And
when you are finished, you can breathe out and open your eyes.
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