Always worry or feeling anxious
Do not misinterpret the symptoms (e.g. rapid heartbeat, dizziness, fearful thoughts) as something awful or uncontrollable. Once you are able to identify your triggers, you need to recognize that your anxiety is a normal response to these triggers. By normalizing your anxiety, you are able to stop the anxiety from spiralling out of control.
Anxiety is a normal response to threat or stresses caused by an internal or external trigger. It works as an alarm system to alert us of a perceived danger. However, anxiety becomes a disorder when it was prolonged or excessive. Let’s find out more…
Anxiety is a normal response to threat or stresses caused by an internal or external trigger. It works as an alarm system to alert us of a perceived danger.
However, anxiety becomes a DISORDER when
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN I HAVE ANXIETY?
Below are some common symptoms of anxiety:
Uncontrolled anxiety can have several negative consequences. These effects are such as:
Identify your triggers to deal with anxiety
Although anxiety can be triggered by a specific or multiple situations or objects, sometimes, it can also be ‘free-floating’, when there is no specific trigger that can be identified. Anxiety can be triggered by:
Regulate your breathing
Distract yourself from anxiety to regain control of your thoughts and action.
Other forms of distraction could be: