Counselling for Anxiety
We all seem to live in stressful times. There is always so much to do and so little time to do it. Anxiety arises when we cannot get out of the stress cycle. Our minds keep working in over-drive.
A general anxiety is more than the normal anxiety that people experience day to day, such as getting to work on time, getting the children to school, or deciding where to go on holiday. It fills the sufferers mind with worry and tension, even though there may be little to stimulate it.
Anxiety is always anticipating something terrible happening. With anxiety, there is an inability to relax and ‘switch off’. There is no way to get rid of the concerns, even though logically there is really nothing to worry about.
Not only are there negative thoughts, there are also physical symptoms, such as tiredness, headaches, tension, difficulty swallowing, trembling, twitching, palpitations irritability and sweating, and of course, the churning stomach.
On top of which there is an inability to concentrate Counselling or CBT can help you explore your thoughts and feelings and actions in order to get to the causes of your anxiety thus enabling you to learn ways to manage it and work towards become anxiety and stress free.