Everyone experiences moments of anxiety at some point in their lives but when it becomes a common occurrence and starts negatively impacting your life it can become a problem.
What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a feeling of unease like fear or worry. Its a very normal feeling and tends to arise in stressful situations - like before a job interview or an important test. However when you start to feel panicked or nervous and you’re not in a stressful situation that’s when anxiety can become a problem.
Symptoms of anxiety
They can vary from person to person but these are some of the most common ones:
Feeling worried or on edge a lot
Feeling overwhelmed or out of control
Having trouble sleeping
Having trouble concentrating
Feeling like your heart is beating really fast/ heart palpitation.
Tips to help with anxiety
Talk to your GP or a trusted adult
Talk to a friend
Go on a walk
Listen to music
Write it down
Find a distraction
Tips for helping a friend with anxiety
Listen to them
Don’t pressure them
Don’t try to fix it
Ask what you can do to help
Keep them company
Make sure you are ok
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