Anxiety

When Has The Anxiety Gotten Too Much?

Many individuals live and experience anxiety on a daily basis. In small doses, anxiety can help us get stuff done faster, increase efficiency, and help with focus. However, when anxiety increases to a high level, this is where it can begin to affect life and cause you to feel like you’re losing control. As we like to say here, “Anxiety is your brain doing what it’s supposed to do, but just a little too well.” That is where we come in!

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Signs of Anxiety:

Did some of these hit close to home? Describe part of your life? You’re not alone! It is estimated that 6.8 million adults suffer from an anxiety disorder, yet less than half of those receive treatment. Counseling treatment can help give you power over these symptoms, while still maintaining the edge you need.

Here's how we help

Anxiety is being in a state of excessive uneasiness, apprehension, and/or fear. It can manifest itself in many different forms and look different for each person. Not only can it affect the way you think and feel emotionally, anxiety can result in physical symptoms such as, nausea, headaches, restlessness, panic attacks, changes in sex drive, or sleep patterns. Anxiety often affects relationships and your day-to-day life. You may feel out of control and like you’re in the driver’s seat of your life but you’re not steering – anxiety is.

Using a research based approach and practical skills, we want to help you identify the roots of your worries and walk alongside you as you learn to look at life in a new, less frightening way. We will help provide you the tools to develop better coping, mindfulness, and

problem-solving skills. Our goal is for all of this is to help you learn how to manage your symptoms, and to harness your anxiety so that you can go about your life without being held back, and you will feel grounded and present in the moment.

 

Anxiety can take such a strong grip on your life that you may start to feel like peace and rest are completely unachievable; they’re too far out of your reach. Well, feeling peace is 100% obtainable and this is where we can help! The process will take time and commitment, but at Natural Balance Counseling, we work with you to overcome the root of the anxiety as well as learn practical tools to help things feel different from the very first session.