Signs of Anxiety – self help and symptoms

Signs of Anxiety

Angela is a mother of two teenagers. She has had a successful career for the past several years. Although her company is strong and there is no evidence of a possible layout in the future, she’s found herself recently worrying constantly about losing her job and being unable to provide for her children. This worry has been troubling her for the past 8 months. Despite her best efforts, she hasn’t been able to shake the negative thoughts.

Ever since the worry started, Angela has found herself feeling restless, tired, and tense. She often paces in her office when she’s there alone. She’s had several embarrassing moments in meetings where she has lost track of what she was trying to say. When she goes to bed at night, it’s as if her brain won’t shut off. She finds herself mentally rehearsing all the worse-case scenarios regarding losing her job, including ending up homeless.

She started EMDR making sessions for her anxiety problems. During the sessions she brings back to her mind the pictures and memories that are haunting her mind while the EMDR bilateral stimulation is being given. As the process evolves, Angela person proceeded to imagery on a more positive plane, in which she and her children are safe, the situation is resolved, no harm came to them and most especially, the anxiety is significantly reduced.

Signs of Anxiety

Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. Many times people start having signs of anxiety like loop thoughts about problems and cannot relax or enjoy like as they should be able to. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms.

People often experience a general state of worry or fear before confronting something challenging such as a test, examination, recital, or interview. These feelings are easily justified and considered normal. Anxiety is considered a problem when symptoms or signs of anxiety interfere with a person’s ability to sleep or otherwise function. Generally speaking, anxiety occurs when a reaction is out of proportion with what might be normally expected in a situation.


EMDR treatment for Anxiety

EMDR is one of the most researched and fastest growing psychotherapies worldwide. The reason for its success is the high efficacy rate of the therapy. Patients start feeling improvements much faster than with other therapies while it does not involve any drugs.

It is supported by numerous practice guidelines worldwide, including the World Health Organization, the American Psychiatric Association, the US Department of Defense, the United Kingdom Department of Health and many others. has developed an Online EMDR Session Tool which allows you to perform self-administered EMDR, benefiting from all the advantages of EMDR, with effective results on anxiety reduction, at the safety and privacy of your own home.

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