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Understanding anxiety

Anxiety is a complex and multifaceted experience that encompasses a range of emotional, cognitive, and physiological responses to perceived threats or stressors.



It is a natural and adaptive aspect of human existence, evolved over time to help us recognize and respond to potential dangers in our environment. However, when anxiety becomes overwhelming or chronic, it can significantly impair our functioning and quality of life.



Often anxiety is a state of heightened arousal and apprehension characterized by persistent worry, fear, or unease. It can manifest in various forms, such as generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobias, or post-traumatic stress disorder.



Anxiety is approached with compassion, empathy, and a commitment to understanding the underlying dynamics driving the distress. It involves exploring the roots of anxiety, whether they stem from past traumas, maladaptive thought patterns, or environmental stressors.



Through a collaborative process, @ivomarquestherapy I will guide to breakdown your triggers, challenge negative beliefs, and develop effective coping strategies to navigate the challenges of anxiety.



Anxiety is a natural response to perceived threats and stressors. It is seen as a call to action, inviting us to explore deeper aspects of ourselves and cultivate greater resilience in the face of adversity. Through mindfulness, cognitive restructuring, relaxation techniques, and exposure-based interventions, individuals learn to manage their anxiety more effectively and reclaim a sense of control over their lives.


 

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