Everyone, one time or another deals with it. The pounding heart, sweaty palms, and nervous ticks.
As “The Birthday” approaches and I also deal with other HUGE issues in my life-like finding a job and place to live, I have been plagued by sleepless nights, headaches and a rapid beating heart.
After waking up last night around 3 am and thinking I was having a heart attack, I’ve realized I need to talk to someone about this.
For my loyal blog readers, I want to share my experience with you. Almost Thirty will happily discuss both the trivial and serious situations I find myself in during this crazy thing we call life.
Think you are going through the same thing? You very well could be, but just to make sure I’ve dedicated this post to discussing anxiety and how to deal with it.
Here are a few “Emotional Symptoms” of anxiety:
Here are a few “Physical Symptoms” of anxiety:
According to a fabulous website I found while doing research, HELPGUIDE.ORG, there are several variants of anxiety.
For instance, I know and believe I am a chronic worrier. However, in that I cannot diagnose myself, I am taking the first step they recommend, scheduling an appointment with a counselor. If you or someone you know is dealing with an anxiety problem, please visit the site to begin research. Then schedule an appointment with a counselor.
While I am by no means there. I have a long way to go in dealing with my anxiety. I know that by taking responsiblity and admitting I have a problem, I’m at least on my way to relief.