"Calm down" from NEVER Say These Things to a Person Suffering From Anxiety

NEVER Say These Things to a Person Suffering From Anxiety

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"Calm down"

The way they feel is not their choice, they cannot control their mind. Telling someone with anxiety to calm down is like telling someone with a cold to stop sniffling. Saying “calm down” will only make their anxiety seem much worse. Ask the person what you can do for them instead. Ask them if they need anything or if you could be of any assistance to them.

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