Anxiety and Me, Summer 2016

Warning Signs

Crying at your desk

Identifying with the word “hunted”

Repetitive thoughts, repetitive thoughts, repetitive thoughts


A sudden, searing conviction that someone you love hates you

Suddenly feeling either very hungry, or sick

Not being able to sleep without the radio on

Not being able to sleep

Being unreasonably upset when an inconsequential item breaks

Going back to check the front door, even though you were already on the main road

Writing lists to create the illusions of control


Helpful Suggestions

Swimming, every morning

Lots and lots of healthy food

Alcohol only on weekends

Fresh air at lunchtimes

Take action on the things that can be changed

Don’t keep it a secret

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