Given the complexity of information surrounding our health, this puts us at a serious disadvantage when we want greater health awareness and a strong foundation of health knowledge to build upon.
So, the next time you find yourself having to learn something new about your health, whether it’s a new healthy eating guide, medication or tips for understanding your lab values, remember that you want to reduce your anxiety before you start to learn. Doing this will go a long way in helping you learn and remember what you need to know, especially when it’s a new routine to help take control of your health.
Now you might be saying “That’s nice but how can I reduce my anxiety!?” Well we have some good news! Next week we will be talking about a few quick, evidence-based ways to reduce our anxiety so that our brain is ready to learn.
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