Anxiety

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA


What is anxiety?

We all know the answer to what does anxiety feel like? Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. Experiencing stress, fear or general anxiety in a challenging situation (e.g. test, exam, public speech, flying etc.) is considered normal until the symptoms interfere with a person's abilities and other functions (e.g. sleeping). Anxiety occurs when a reaction that is out of proportion with what might be normally expected in the situation. Anxiety disorders affect feelings, behavior and they can manifest into real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while...

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Tips for overcoming anxiety

Posted by Frank Gillespie MA


Is it better safe than anxious? Anxiety is a free-floating fear without any subject. Anxiety seems an unbeatable obstacle in everyday life sometimes, but luckily there are techniques which can help you better understand and overcome your issues.

What causes anxiety?

We immediately link thoughts in our head to certain events that happen to us. Then we link feelings to these thoughts and then we react to the feelings with some kind of a volitional impulse. This process happens so fast that sometimes our thoughts and feelings remain unconscious.

Usually, we are not aware of false, irrational thoughts that may cause anxiety. Everything...

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