When I see something that triggers anxiety, whether it's an actual physical manifestation or just in the mind's eye, I distract myself until my anxiety subsides. In my quest to recalibrate from distressed to de-stressed, I have found the following four quick-tricks to be, easy, practical, and effective anxiety antidotes.
We need quiet because it reminds our brains that the chaos of the world doesn't have to be our reality. There are absolutely parts of every day that need your focus and attention. And silence is what resets our being so that we recognize we don't have to get as burdened by life as most of us tend to feel.