Dealing with Anxiety is Complex
In dealing with anxiety we need to know what we are facing.
What is Generalized Anxiety Disorder?
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by excessive worry about future events. The person worries all the time about different things. . It may interfere with activities they would like to do.
What are the symptoms of Generalized Anxiety Disorder? Need support? click here
The person needs to show at least 3 of the following symptoms:
- Poor concentration
- Muscle aches
- Poor sleep
What does a person who is dealing with anxiety look like?
This can be hard to describe because many people are good at hiding it.
What kinds of things run through the mind of a person who is dealing with anxiety?
- I cant cope
- Things are hopeless
- I will never get this done
The mind twists things out of reality at times. Much of what you think may even be untrue. This is why support is needed. For example you may be worried about a new job and feel like your going to fail.
You need to question how true this is.
- Have I ever been fired?
- How many successful jobs have I done?
- Where is the evidence that this thought is true?
- Is it a hundred percent true that I will fail?
- What good is this thought doing me?
This is how you fight anxiety. You can not let the mind win. You are in the drivers seat. Take control of the wheel. Steer your mind in a new direction.
Take off the sunglasses and see things clearly. Find a new focus! We can win the battle of our thinking it like Star Wars a jeti mind trick! It works but you have to try. If you would like some support I am here to help. Helping people find a content life is what I do best!