Finding it hard to breathe… constant worrying… feeling aches and pains… feeling like your heart is going to literally beat out of your chest.
These are all signs of Anxiety.
Imagine you are going to a movie. This movie is truly terrifying. You crouch into your chair trying to hide behind your hands all while still trying to watch the scene playing out in front of you. You start to get a slight clammy feeling and your heart is racing. This is a similar effect of how it feels to live with anxiety.
When your movie ends, you and your friends get to laugh and go on about your day or night. However, for an anxious person, it is just not that easy.
While many choose to not speak about their anxiety, living with it can be an immensely difficult feat. The truth is that those who have never had a panic attack or general anxiety itself, cannot comprehend how this mental illness affects people. Many others pretend to not understand anxiety so that they can hide the fact that they have it.Read More