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3 things you can do today to manage stress and anxiety

Mental Health Counselor Dr. David Johnson's tips to help us get our stress levels under control are exactly what we need right now. #newdaynw

SEATTLE — There is a lot of uncertainty about the future right now, which can provoke anxiety for many and worsen it for others. We checked in with Navos Behavioral Health Licensed Mental Health Counselor Dr. David Johnson's top three tips to help stop anxiety in its tracks.

Tips for managing stress & anxiety

  1. Assess your anxiety on a scale of 1-10. Is that level appropriate to your situation?
  2. Focus on 4-7-8 breathing
  3. Peace of mind is living in the present

If you or someone else is feeling overwhelmed, you can reach out to King County 24-hour Crisis Line at 1-866-4CRISIS

Segment Producer Margaret Larson. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.comContact New Day. 

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