The Internet abounds in information and misinformation about panic attacks, phobias, and other anxiety disorders — including promises of quick cures that require up-front payment. When chronic anxiety disrupts your life, you may be willing to try anything. But before we find out a cure, we need to understand the how anxiety manipulates you. Here are few ways :
1. Self Doubt : Anxiety makes you question ourselves. Once self-doubt creeps in, anxiety makes it grow and take over how we view ourselves.
2. Fear : A big part of anxiety is fear. Anxiety takes what is dear to you and makes you afraid if losing it.
3. Worries, what-ifs, and worst-case scenarios : These are closely related to fears. it puts thoughts of the worst-case scenarios in our minds, effectively trapping us.
4. Need for control : We don’t want our fears to manifest. We hate being plagued by constant self-doubt. And we’re weary of our worries. To get rid of them, we focus on them, trying very hard to control them.
Does any pointers above familiar? How do you become aware of your anxieties, is it hyper ventilation? or palpitations? Do share in the comment section.