Updated: May 22
Anxiety is an uncomfortable feeling. For those who struggle with anxiety knows what the feeling of being unsure or worried about something that did not happen yet, or has the potential to happen feels. Anxiety is your body’s reaction to stress. The state of feeling anxious could stem from giving a presentation, a job interview, or a first date. Though the feeling of anxiety is uncomfortable, it is normal. It is normal to be nervous about a job interview or a test.
Anxiety Disorder is the most common mental illness in the United States. You are not alone with the feeling of anxiety. Now, there are some cases where anxiety is worse than usual. Health Line explained that if your anxious feeling lasts over six month and is interfering with your life, you may have anxiety disorder.
Types of Anxiety Disorders
What you should know is that anxiety disorder has man faces. These are the types of anxiety disorders coming from Health Line:
panic disorder: experiencing recurring panic attacks at unexpected times. A person with panic disorder may live in fear of the next panic attack.
phobia: excessive fear of a specific object, situation, or activity
social anxiety disorder: extreme fear of being judged by others in social situations
obsessive-compulsive disorder: recurring irrational thoughts that lead you to perform specific, repeated behaviors
separation anxiety disorder: fear of being away from home or loved ones
illness anxiety disorder: anxiety about your health (formerly called hypochondria)
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): anxiety following a traumatic event
For those who suffer from anxiety, We wanted to express how much we understand what you are going through. When you begin to feel anxious affirm these anxiety affirmations to help you relax:
I am breathing in and out slowly
I do well with change
This will pass and I am strong enough to handle it
My anxiety does not control my fuckin life
I am attracting positive energy. I am punching negative energy in the balls
I will make this happen