Anxiety help may be necessary if you suffer from chronic bouts of
worry. Perhaps you have been through a recent crisis or loss and wonder
how you will manage. Or maybe you have had a pattern of worrying for a
Do you wish you could stop the thoughts that bring on anxiety?
Anxiety and worry are a normal part of life
Some anxiety can be helpful when it leads to effective problem solving or preparation for the future. Physical symptoms of fear and anxiety
can produce an adrenaline boost that helps you confront real danger or
handle a difficult situation, such as protecting your family or meeting a
Stress leads to anxiety
The stresses of life such as a major loss or change, conflict with
family members or your boss, credit card debt, unexpected car repairs or
doctor bills, or a family crisis can all create anxiety.
may come while we are trying to find a solution. We worry about what
will happen if we can't pay the bills, or how we will cope with change
in our lives. What will we do if we can't make peace with family
members, or if something else bad happens? To some extent these types
of thoughts go through everyone's mind to a greater or lesser degree on a
daily basis, especially in times of stress.
Sometimes when we worry we think we are working on the problem. The reality is the problem is moving in circles in our mind and getting bigger than what we believe our resources are to handle it.
What can you do to decrease anxiety?