Showing Signs of Anxiety – here’s when to seek counselling in Fulham

Anxiety is considered to be a modern phenomenon; something which has grown and expanded in parallel with the other modern afflictions of stress and depression. However anxiety has always existed in sufferers of all ages and from all walks of life.

Mild feelings of anxiety are perfectly normal for some people and in some circumstances. It is normal for example to feel a little anxious or apprehensive about a job interview. But in the most severe cases anxiety can be utterly debilitating and can have a severely negative impact on your quality of life.

What is anxiety?

There is no one way to describe the feeling of anxiety. It could be a feeling of unease or worry, often about something undefined and sometimes centring on a range of issues, not necessarily one thing. Anxiety could cause feelings of hopelessness or powerlessness. One thing is for sure, if you are wondering whether your feelings result from anxiety you need to know what the signs are in order to know when to seek Counselling in Fulham.

What are the signs of anxiety?

Although anxiety begins in the brain it can cause physical symptoms as well as emotional disturbances. Physical symptoms could include things like:

  • Heart palpitations – the feeling that the heart is beating really fast
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Trouble concentrating on tasks whether manual or sedentary tasks
  • Feelings of nausea
  • Dizziness

Psychological symptoms could include:

  • Feeling restless or agitated
  • Feeling worried
  • Feelings of dread
  • Wanting to avoid a situation or person

How can counselling help you?

If you feel you are becoming overwhelmed by your feelings of anxiety then a course of counselling in Fulham can help in so many ways. First of all it is important that you learn to understand what anxiety is and how it affects you in your day to day life. Then you need to identify what your personal anxiety triggers are; what are the situations that cause you to become anxious. After this you will be able to more easily identify which part or parts of your life you can change in order that you can cope better. Then most importantly you can learn to acquire the tools and coping strategies you need for your particular situation.

Don’t wait until anxiety gets on top of you; with the help of counselling in Fulham learn to spot the signs and stop it in its tracks.

Richard Gosling
5 Blades Court, 16 Lower Mall
W6 9DJ
Phone: 0208 5637 092