Baseline Anxiety Level

Baseline Anxiety Level

Baseline Anxiety Level (BAL):
The level of anxiety beneath the surface throughout the day.

What goes into baseline anxiety level?

  • How much sleep, the quality of your sleep.
  • What you eat or drink.
  • Events in your life.

What can you do to impact your baseline anxiety level?

  • Go outside
  • Go for a walk
  • Read a book
  • Journal.


Hello and welcome to The Overflow Podcast. My name is Craig Booker.

Note I will talk a lot about mental health, but please note this is not a substitute for therapy or mental health care. I am not a counselor or physician. If you need help with mental health challenges please find a qualified mental health professional. Baseline Anxiety Level, we all have it, and this is my idea. This is not someone else I’ve read; I just came up with this over years of dealing with fear and anxiety. So Baseline Anxiety Level is the level of anxiety that’s kind of under my skin all throughout the day just how I’m feeling at the moment you know our Baseline Anxiety Level there are a lot of things that goes in you know what that level is and a part of that is how much sleep and the quality of sleep you get every day Baseline Anxiety Level like I said is what you’re feeling kind of underneath the surface throughout your day it can be affected by the quality of your sleep or the amount of sleep it can be affected by what you eat or drink could be affected by events that are going on in your life you can’t largely control roll those events can’t stop doing life but there are things that you can do to affect your Baseline Anxiety Level and sleep is one of the biggest ones you know sometimes like if my Baseline Anxiety Level gets really high during the day I can do things to lower that like get outside and take a walk I can do things like maybe read a book maybe write my thoughts in a journal there’s a lot of things that you can do to lower that thank you for watching if you liked the video give us a thumbs up and be sure to subscribe so you don’t miss out on future episodes.

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Craig Booker

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