It is natural to feel worried, tense or afraid at times. These feelings can become bigger when dealing with a stressful situation. If you are finding that your worries are impacting on your everyday life and the things you enjoy, it can help to have a chance to talk things through in counselling.

Counselling can give a chance to address the source of the anxiety. Through reflecting, anxiety can be understood and healthier ways to cope can be developed.

How would I know if I am suffering from anxiety ?

Anxiety can be noticed usually by the level of worrying you do and the impact it has on your everyday life. It would be noticeable if you are unable to let go of your worries, and they become consuming. Anxiety may start preventing you from carrying out certain activities.

You might notice that you are doing something called ruminating, where a thought goes round and round in your mind. You find that you are not able to let go of it, and it might be added to, making the worry feel bigger.

Anxiety can be noticed when you worry about things such as your job, health and how you are going to manage the balance of things in your life. This can bring stress and a feeling of being overwhelmed.

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