Have you ever been told - "Don't worry its just anxiety"
What causes anxiety?
There may be many reasons why someone becomes anxious:
- Some people may have an anxious personality and have learned to worry.
- Others may have a series of stressful life events to cope with.
- For example, bereavements, redundancy, divorce etc.
- Others may be under pressure at work or home, eg. family problems, bills.
What keeps anxiety going?
Sometimes anxiety can go on and on, and become a life-long problem.
*The way we think has a powerful influence on whether we feel anxious or calm.