“You can’t fall if you don’t climb. But there’s no joy in living your whole life on the ground.” -Unknown
In our fast-paced, competitive culture, anxiety can sometimes take over and prevent us from operating from a more grounded, peaceful, and self-assured place. Thinking excessively about your concerns, doubting yourself or your ability to perform, and questioning your judgement at every turn just isn’t sustainable.
Anxiety can manifest itself in a range of ways including excessive worrying about how you’re being perceived in social situations, limiting beliefs about yourself, or overwhelming fears that trap you in unproductive thinking patterns.
When Anxiety Becomes Overwhelming
When anxiety begins to interfere with our everyday life, it can sometimes feel easier to avoid certain situations altogether. Untreated and prolonged anxiety can begin to affect our self-confidence and motivation in significant ways preventing us from taking important risks and living life to the fullest.
Therapy for Anxiety can help you to:
- Learn new coping skills and feel more confident
- Stop avoiding anxiety-provoking situations
- Stop negative self-talk which perpetuates a state of worry and uneasiness
- Take on new challenges/ confront setbacks
- Experience more joy in your daily life