Anxiety is a normal response to risk, the human body’s automatic fight-or-flight response. It’s triggered when you feel threatened, under stress, or face a difficult situation, like a job interview, examination, or date. In moderation, anxiety is not always a terrible thing. It can allow you to remain focused and alert, induce you to act, and inspire you to address issues. However, while anxiety is overwhelming or constant -when they interfere with your relationships and everyday life – you have probably crossed the line from daily stress into the land of an anxiety disorder.
While having an anxiety disorder could be disabling, preventing you from living the life you desire, it is crucial to understand that you are not alone. Anxiety disorders are one of the most frequent mental health problems – and therefore are highly treatable. After you know your anxiety disorder, you can take steps to decrease the symptoms and regain control of your life.
Some anxiety is a normal part of existence. It is a byproduct of living in an often-chaotic world. Anxiety is not all bad, however. It makes you conscious of risk, motivates you to remain organized and ready, and can help you calculate dangers. However, when anxiety becomes a daily battle, it is time to act before it snowballs. Unchecked anxiety can greatly affect your well-being. Take control today with a few helpful solutions in this book both for the person suffering and those around him/her that want to help.