Anxiety is normal, necessary for survival, unpleasant, but fundamentally Harmless. People with symptoms of Generalised Anxiety Disorder tend to always expect the worst to happen and can't stop worrying about a multitude of issues. They become anxious about feeling anxious, perceiving situations or experiences as dangerous in some way, and predicting negative outcomes, which creates a high degree of tension.
If we try to suppress, avoid, or control anxiety, it will become more intense and prolonged. Researchers advise waiting until anxiety has at least halved before allowing ourselves to leave a feared situation.
“55% of respondents in an anxiety UK survey revealed that they didn’t feel comfortable about telling others about their anxiety. However, hiding it can lead to increased isolation, resulting in prolonged anxiety and delayed help.” — Anxietyuk.org.uk
The great news is that hypnotherapy and particularly Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (CBH) is a fast, safe and effective treatment proven to help you manage and combat anxiety.
The British Medical Journal currently recommends applied Relaxation and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy as the two most effective therapies for Anxiety.
This combination can help you overcome your anxious thoughts and feelings, when dealing with anxiety: