Video - Mental Health Bootcamp: Anxiety

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    • author: HealthyGamerGG
    • title: Mental Health Bootcamp: Anxiety Healthy Gamer Webinar #2
    • year: 20202020

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  • anxiety is problem anticipation gone out of control. It is a learned behavior based on past experiences and injury.
  • While problem solving is linear thinking (A→B decreasing thought), anxiety is circular thinking (A→A increasing thought).
  • Typical coping mechanism all involve shutting off thought: Video Games, sleeping, drugs.
  • The two essential parts of anxiety are: the future and the self.
  • Thereby, the two effective ways of dealing with anxiety are: brining the mind into the present (by taking action or meditating) and finding a way to deal with the ego.
  • ! According to Dr. K, Reassurance will not help anxiety in any way, as the mind will just fight it off