Anxiety and control go hand in hand. When anxiety creeps up on you, that’s basically your mind voicing that it feels out of the control. So, simply put, if you can teach yourself how to take control of a situation, anxiety won’t be a problem.
Last week I went through how you can feel motivated and have confidence in your abilities to succeed. What I touched upon during this is a common feeling of anxiety. This comes up for most of you I’m sure, and it is something that can be managed and even used as a useful tool to […]
If you believe that anxiety is hindering your life, it’s good to address the reasons behind it and why you might hide from any anxious feelings that come up for you.
I hope everyone is healthy and still staying safe while we all tackle coronavirus. If you’re feeling anxious, you’re not alone. As we all sit at home, baking everything there is to bake, repairing everything that needs to be repaired, and playing every Zoom quiz possible – we are almost two months into social distancing, […]
Anxiety is a motivator, it is the feeling that is there to drive you forward and push you to either remove yourself from a situation or resolve something that is causing you anxiety.
A popular action however is to run from it – bury your head in the sand – and by doing this, anxiety isn’t doing it’s job and will yell louder and louder for your attention until it can become unbearable.
The problem is that people will tell you to move away from anxiety but in that case all you are doing is ignoring the warning that your mind is giving you.
This is the reason anxiety is linked to depression – not because they are one and the same – but because if you have never been taught how to use anxiety to help guide you through life, you can feel powerless not knowing what to do with that feeling other than bury it.
I am going to explain how to understand control and use your anxiety to actually benefit your life. Anxiety is a horrible feeling. You might feel like you can’t escape it and it keeps your attention locked onto it. You’re probably asking yourself, why does anxiety even exist?
Last week, I discussed the difference between anxiety and depression. This week, I want to help you to conquer anxiety so that it doesn’t impact your life.
Many people ask for help with anxiety and depression. You might not realise however that these are two very different feelings which get grouped together. You may think there’s no problem with that – as you need help. But imagine your leg had been sprained, but the doctor’s treated your leg as if it was […]
Talking about mental health can be anxiety provoking. Especially when someone else’s mental health is in question. You might feel like you should be there for them, but don’t know where to start or how to approach the subject.