Anxiety counselling

Topic Selected: Stress Book Volume: 351

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When anxiety moves from momentary worries like ‘did I lock the door?’ to incessant checking, locking and relocking, or you find yourself flooded with never-ending racing thoughts that feel overwhelming… It might be time to check-in, and reach out for support.

We all know what it’s like to worry from time to time. That flutter of butterflies in your tummy before a final exam, sweaty palms before delivering that big presentation you’ve been working on for weeks… These are anxious feelings we can all relate to.

But how do we know when anxiety gets out of hand? When does feeling anxious move towards being an anxiety disorder?

Anxiety disorders come in lots of different shapes and sizes - phobias, panic attacks, sleep disorders, social anxiety… But one thing they all have in common is that they all have the ability to interfere with the pleasures of everyday life.

Remember, you’re not alone

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