Tag: anxiety

  • How to cope better with anxiety

    How to cope better with anxiety

    Anxiety is a very uncomfortable feeling but it is there for a purpose. It is a way in which our mind tries to protect us from danger, a danger that is real, but also a danger that it is perceiving. The moment we are in danger survival is the most important thing. And that is…

  • Why do we feel anxious?

    Why do we feel anxious?

    Although it’s unpleasant, anxiety is not all bad. Imagine living a few thousands of years ago. You’re out hunting and suddenly you notice a tiger about to pounce on you. Your body’s inbuilt mechanism to ensure your survival kicks in. It shuts down what is not important at that moment, such as your digestive system,…

  • Am I experiencing anxiety?

    Am I experiencing anxiety?

    Can you remember when you were sitting for an important exam? You might have felt restless, going over and over the material, feeling a bit panicky. Maybe you were sweating more than usual, you felt your heart beating faster or more strongly, your hands were all clammy. Or you sat in front of your exam…