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Anxiety | Illuminating Minds Hypnotherapy
What is Anxiety? Anxiety is a highly common condition facing many people in today's society, it can affect us all in different ways , quite often the person experiencing the anxiety has no idea what has triggered it or why it is persisting in their life. It is important to recognise that anxiety is normal and it exists due to a set of thought patterns which have existed since the days of our ancestor the cave man. Anxiety can make a person imagine that things in their life are worse than they really are, and prevent them from confronting their fears. Often they will think they are going mad, or that some psychological imbalance is at the heart of their woes. What is important is the recognition that anxiety is normal and exists due to a set of bodily functions that have existed in us from our cave-man days. Not to be confused with stress, which is usually brought on by external factors such as work, relationship or money problems and usually only lasts for short periods of times?