The Controlling Anxiety IQ Matrix explores how to feel less anxious about uncertain situations that we often exaggerate in our imaginations. More specifically, the map walks you through how to take control of your anxiety and manage your emotional responses in far more productive ways. The mind map defines what anxiety means, outlines two common types of anxiety, presents you with a four-step process you can use to control your feelings of anxiety, and provides you with further guidelines for managing this uncomfortable emotion.
Here is a quick break down of each branch of the Controlling Anxiety IQ Matrix:
- What is Anxiety?: The first branch of this map defines what anxiety is, breaks down the causes of anxiety, as well as its consequences and symptoms.
- Types of Anxiety: The second branch of this map highlights two of the most common types of anxiety that affect people. More specifically, it explores Social Anxiety and Generalized Anxiety.
- 4-Steps for Alleviating Anxiety: The third branch of this map outlines a four-step process you can use to help you overcome your feelings of anxiety throughout the day.
- Guidelines for Overcoming Anxiety: The final branch of this map provides you with further suggestions, tips and guidelines to help you manage anxiety in more productive ways.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your life, and you will progressively gain control over the of personal, social, and environmental factors that cause you to experience anxiety throughout your day.