Anxiety involves feelings of worry, fear, and apprehension. Anxiety is typically experienced on cognitive, emotional, and physical levels. For instance, when feeling anxious a person may have negative or disturbing thoughts. On an emotional level, one may feel scared or out-of-control.
The physical symptoms of panic and anxiety, such as trembling, chest pain, and rapid heartbeat, are more obvious than the reason you are anxious. But, to get to the root of your anxiety, you need to stop and think about your thoughts and feelings.
Writing all that bothers you or talking with a friend can help you understand your anxious feelings.
Know that feeling of your heart beating faster in response to a stressful situation? Or perhaps, instead, your palms get sweaty when you're confronted with an overwhelming task or event. That's anxiety - our body's natural response to stress.
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