Worry is a normal part of life, and can even be helpful in some instances. We often worry about things that are present in our lives, such as finances, work, and family, and this worry has the potential to help us make good decisions in these areas. It is possible, however, for worry to become more confronting, emotionally, than these every day worries. If you are experiencing worries that are excessive, uncontrollable, or irrational, and have been experiencing these worries for an extended period of time, you may be suffering from Generalised Anxiety Disorder. If you feel that your worrying is out of your control, and that you need some help understanding and dealing with it, this information and advice may help.[/vc_column_text][vc_text_separator title=”What are the signs of anxiety?”]
- Excessive worrying that lasts for months
- Feeling restless or on edge
- Being easily tired.
- Excessive list making
- Seeking reassurance from others
- Having difficulty concentrating, or having your mind go blank.
- Having tense or sore muscles.
- Having difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, or having restless, unsatisfying sleep.
- Listen to music
- Go for a walk or engage in some other form of physical exercise
- Do some chores or organizing around the house
- Engage in a creative activity, such as drawing, painting, or writing
- Read a good book or watch a funny movie
- Pray or meditate