Anxiety effects us emotionally, as well as in our minds and bodies. Anxiety is both physiological and psychological.
Anxiety effects thinking, emotions, physical functioning on many levels and behavior.??Added together, the feeling of anxiety is quite unpleasant.
Other Names for Anxiety
It is often called worry, uneasiness, fear, dread, being uptight, stress or apprehension..
Anxiety is called a generalized mood condition.??It may feel unlikely, but when a person has anxiety, the cause of the anxiety is many times not known. We often don’t know the trigger of our anxiety.
Anxiety Vs Fear
There is a big difference between fear and anxiety because when we feel fear, we know what we’re afraid of.
When we are anxious, we often feel an amorphous sense of powerlessness, or that the treat is unavoidable.??Fear, on the other hand, is obvious. And the reactions to fear are well known - fight, flight or freeze. ??Fear also distinguishes itself from anxiety by being about something in the present.
The cause of the anxiety is fear of the future, and often imagined.??There are so many triggers for anxiety in our lives today!
Anxiety is Normal
Even though anxiety is considered to be a reaction to stress that is normal, we are still negatively impacted by the things it does to our mind and body.??A panic attack is a heightened sense of anxiety that comes on suddenly.
Some of the physiological effects of anxiety include irregular heartbeat, tight muscles, fatigue and exhaustion, shortness of breath, all sorts of digestive disturbances and headaches.
The physical reactions prepares you to escape or defend yourself.??It increases your heart rate, makes you sweat and switches blood flow from digestion and your immune system to the large muscles??Moreover, anxiety affects your mind.
Anxious Thoughts and Emotions
The thoughts and emotions chance to looking for danger signs, imagining the worst, feeling jumpy and irritable, dreading the future and difficulty concentrating. It can feel like everyone and everything is dangerous or a threat.
It’s common to have obsessive thoughts. With anxiety, fear of dying is possible. When anxiety is present, they may see the physical signs as life-threatening.
I’ve lived with chronic anxiety for most of my life.
A Life of Anxiety
Just months ago, I discovered an anxiety cure that really works. It’s a method I’ve named SALT.
Use SALT to Cure Anxiety
SALT stands for Stop, Ask inside what thoughts and feelings you’re having, Listen to what you hear and Tap on the thoughts and fears.
When I refer to Tapping, I mean EFT tapping, or EFT, Emotional Freedom Techniques. The EFT technique allows you to quickly and easily change an emotional state from anxious to calm. You can change your thoughts from anxious and obsessive to relaxed and confident.
If you’d like to learn more, here’s a free EFT manual.
Posted on October 8th, 2010 by authorgen
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