Do you find yourself missing out on certain aspects of life, due to your anxiety? Does your anxiety feel so crippling that you may never have the ability to live without it? Do you find that it keeps you from trying new things or even doing things that you once enjoyed?
Anxiety can feel isolating. People may tell you to just get over it, or just try and not acknowledge it, but that seems impossible. It feels like a whole body experience that is encapsulating. It has affected your relationships, because you find that you just want to stay home. Maybe it has started to affect your career, as you find it difficult to communicate with other co-workers and feel overwhelmed by your emotions, It can feel like the world is spinning and you just need it to stop for one minute so that you can get your thoughts together.
It can feel like you are constantly on the verge of a panic attack. It is difficult to manage your emotions and it can often feel like everything is out of control.
Is Your Anxiety Affecting:
Will Therapy Help Me?
Therapy can provide you tools to help yourself. Feeling empowered in our ability to help ourselves can sometimes bring relief to some of the anxiety that you feel. Sometimes we get so down on ourselves because we are struggling and start to feel like its our fault. Anxiety is a normal feeling, but it can start to really affect your life if you do not have the skills to manage it. Therapy helps establish the source of the anxiety, as well as gives you the resources to learn to manage it as it comes up.