An anxiety management technique which has helped many anxiety suffers is called is called the 5-4-3-2-1 anxiety coping technique. It is a sensory awareness exercise which has helped many anxiety sufferers – it is also helpful in other situations as well. The infographic describes the technique and which consists of the following; Name 5 things which you can see. Acknowledge 4 things you can touch. Pay attention to 3 things you can hear. Name 2 things you can smell. Focus on 1 thing you can taste.