Anxiety is something almost everyone has experienced at some point or another. It can be as simple as being anxious about traveling to a new place, or as difficult as feeling anxious about where your life might take you.
Perhaps the worst thing about anxiety is that there's no definitive way to deal with it. It's not like you can just decide to not be anxious.
But while there's no "cure" per say, each zodiac deals with anxiety in a different way, meaning there are ways for each of them to calm themselves during intense episodes.
Losing energy is the main cause of anxiety for you, Aries. It could be from too much physical exertion, not enough sleep, or just a mentally draining week at work. Your emotions start to overwhelm you, and your brain gets too worked up.
In order to combat this anxiety, you need to recharge. A power nap, a coffee, or a quick snack to raise your blood sugar usually does the trick. Your anxiety is not always rooted in long-term stress, but about what is happening in the present.
If you're a Taurus, you're constantly anxious about what other people think of you. It could be fear of how you're dressed, what you've said in the past, or even just of how people will value you overall, but it's a constant source of anxiety in your life.
This isn't always easy to combat, but there are tricks to keep in your pocket. Having a list of reassurances ready is a great place to start. These little bullets should reference why you are great. It sounds corny, I know. But when you start to think "what if they don't like me because of..." it will force you to change the question to "why wouldn't they like me, since I'm..."
As a Gemini, I can confirm this is absolutely true. We get stressed and anxious about people who cannot use their common sense or who are too stubborn for their own good (the latter mainly because we're stubborn too!) We tend to get snappy with those we're dealing with if we find they're draining our patience.
What's important for us to remember is that a lot of the times, our patience wears thin on its own, at no (or little) fault of those around us. In order to help deal with our anxiety during times like this, we should not get grumpy, but rather listen intently and ask positive questions to try and solve the problem.
Cancers often find themselves anxious due to insecurity. It's similar to the Taurus trigger, but this stems from exterior factors as opposed to internal. When Cancers are around those who belittle others or make off-hand comments about what's "acceptable," it can make them anxious.
The easiest way to avoid this is to surround yourself with supportive people and cut out anyone toxic in your life. If you find yourself in that type of situation and need to get out immediately, having an "escape" plan is always a good idea.
Failing is your biggest fear, Leo. Not just failing a little test at school, but failing at life. Not getting a job, not finding love, not being financially stable. Your motto is generally "why try if I know I'm going to fail?" This is no way to live.
Combating this type of anxiety can be the hardest, because it involves a huge leap out of your comfort zone. Starting with small steps is a great way to boost your own confidence. Worried about being financially stable? Start saving $10 from every check and put it in a high-interest savings account.
Once you see that you can accomplish things without failing, your anxiety will start to go away.
Your biggest source of anxiety is over-thinking. This may sound pretty vague, but it's true. You analyze everything to a point where you've convinced yourself of the outcome, even though it hasn't happened yet.
The best way to combat this anxiety is to try and actively do something about the situation. Are you anxious because your car is making a weird noise and you're worried it's going to give out on the highway? Instead of sitting and worrying, book an appointment online to get it looked at.
It's hard to change the way we think, but you can try and remember to think positive thoughts over negative ones in situations where you can't get your brain off a certain topic.
Libras get anxious when they feel as though they are being treated unfairly. Their immediate reaction is to get frustrated and uptight, and can react in a harsh way.
Being able to identify your emotions and thinking before you act is the best way for a Libra to combat these feelings of anxiety.
They are, of course, the sign represented by scales, so remembering to look at both sides of the situation to try and understand what the other person was thinking will help to lay things out logically.
Scorpios get anxious when they're not getting enough attention, which sounds a little conceited, but it's only because they have a lot to share and get worried that no one will hear it. Their anxiety boils over and starts to spew ugly thoughts into their minds.
A great way to combat this is by keeping a daily journal with you at all times. Writing down your emotions and thoughts helps validate them, and gets them out of your head where they are starting to take over.
When a Sagittarius doesn't feel as though they have freedom, that's when they start to get anxious. A strict routine with deadlines, schedules, and very little free time is a big trigger. They want to feel like they've got some type of control on their life.
A way to combat this anxiety is by saying "no" when they can. Too often, a Sagittarius will feel obligated to help or complete tasks, but as the saying goes, you cannot pour from an empty glass. Follow your passions and do what feels right.
A Capricorn will start to feel overwhelmed when they cannot live up to their own expectations. They are notorious for being too hard on themselves, and demand more than their body can handle. Unattainable goals are often the main culprit.
The best way to deal with this is to have a group of supportive friends who always want to see you succeed. Having people who know you're doing great, and are able to remind you of this fact, is a surefire way to help deal with your anxiety.
If there's one thing that stresses out an Aquarius, it's multi-tasking. This sign often feels the need to be busy at all times, which leads to anxiety about never getting anything done.
Making schedules, not to-do lists, is a great way to lower this anxiety. You can see in front of you when things will get done, and your brain won't be running wild trying to figure it out. Learning to say no is also a way to make sure your plate doesn't get too full.
Anyone who gets into a Pisces's personal space without being invited will automatically trigger their anxiety. This sign is very private and needs to have their own bubble. Think of them as constantly wearing a hula hoop around their waist. Don't get into their hula hoop.
In order to deal with this anxiety, Pisces need to learn how to set personal boundaries, and if someone breaks those boundaries, how to politely and firmly ask them to leave. It's okay to not want people in your space, but they need to know it's bothering you or else it can't get fixed.