How to be Free from Anxiety?
But first let’s get clear on what anxiety is. As it’s a term getting used more and more incorrectly or in the wrong context. It’s being confused with feeling nervous, stressed, and worried for example.
- What is it?
- How common is it?
- What can I do about it?
I remember back to my early days as a Counsellor and Social worker hearing about depression and anxiety. To be honest, I never really took much notice of the word anxiety. I just assumed that it was something to do with depression and didn’t really give it much consideration.
Since then however, my knowledge and understanding of anxiety, its prevalence and its impacts on lifestyle has been a major focus of my work for the majority of the clients I have seen over the last 21 years of my career.
Beyond Blue defines Anxiety as follows:
Anxiety is more than just feeling stressed or worried. While stress and anxious feelings are a common response to a situation where we feel under pressure, they usually pass once the stressful situation has passed, or ‘stressor’ is removed.
Anxiety is when these anxious feelings don’t subside – when they’re ongoing and exist without any particular reason or cause. It’s a serious condition that makes it hard to cope with daily life. Everyone feels anxious from time to time, but for someone experiencing anxiety, these feelings can’t be easily controlled. (https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/anxiety)
Anxiety –Sometimes it feels like no-one is immune.
I have worked with a countless number of clients, (for over 20 years) presenting – diagnosed or undiagnosed with anxiety or anxiety type behaviours.
Awareness and information are key to managing anxiety.
Knowing how to manage our worries, fears and problems is what makes the difference between being immobilised by anxiety to being free, strong (anti-fragile) and in control.
There are proven strategies you can learn to prevent and reduce anxiety and live a more fulfilled life.
WE ALL have fears, worries, doubts and anxiety.
With help and guidance you can learn to:
- Identify what’s normal
- Know when to seek help
- Implement strategies to manage fears and worries
- Prevent anxiety impacting on your daily life
Discover Anxiety Reducing Strategies
How to remain calm and relaxed?
Working with me is the best way to reduce anxiety in your life. I use a range of techniques and have many resource and modules dedicated to reducing anxiety and living a healthy, worry free life.
A couple of excellent resources in understanding anxiety I’ve developed include:
Personal counselling and coaching can have a big impact on your life. Discover how I can help you in my new program.
Reducing anxiety is a weight lifted from your shoulders, becoming stronger every day.
Kind Regards, Jacqui