Anxiety is one of the most common health problems nowadays. It often goes overlooked. People usually don’t understand that it leaves terrible negative effects on the person who has it. According to them, anxious people are lazy, irresponsible and passive.
Today, we’re going to explain several things that will help you understand people who have anxiety. If you’re an anxious person, you’ll agree with them certainly!
You may want to go somewhere, but you’ll decline the invitation
Some of your days are certainly planned, but when they come, your anxiety starts to work. You lack energy and will to do anything and even go out.
You are aware of your condition. You start feeling like a burden to wherever you’re supposed to go, so you just cancel it and stay at home alone.
People don’t even notice certain things. However, you’re somehow obsessed over them
A person will say something to you or even glance at you without any intention. You become obsessed with it and you start thinking about it. You may even think about it for days! That may be something that has happened to you even years ago, but you’re still obsessed about it.
It may be a very simple conversation or someone that hasn’t replied to you. According to many people, these things should definitely go unnoticed, but you’re somehow obsessed with them.
You’ll wake up very early in the morning even if you go to bed very late
One of your greatest problems is definitely sleeping. You just think about your whole day and you can’t fall asleep.
Anxiety attacks you even in the morning. You can’t get up after numerous alarms and you feel extremely tired.
No matter the situation, you just think about the worst
Nothing is enjoyable for you. You think about the worst. Even if you’re having a first date with someone, you think about what could go wrong.
If you’re sick, you’re afraid of the worst disease ever. According to your mind, everything will go wrong.
Every conversation in your head is rewind constantly
No matter who you talked to. You just rewind the whole conversation constantly and you’re stressed about something you’ve said and it’s wrong.
This is haunting for you, but here’s a solution: just think that it’s not you. It’s your anxiety that does the talking. The conversation is OK and there’s nothing wrong.
In case someone is worried about you, you become even more worried about that, even if there’s nothing wrong
Your friends or your parents become worried about you. Your anxiety starts to work and you worry even more about the same thing. If someone asks you whether you’re OK, you start to panic about yourself.
It won’t go away. You’ll just feel a lot worse in time.
You’ve written something to someone, but they don’t answer. You think it must have been up to you
It doesn’t matter who the person it. You just worry too much because they haven’t answered anything to you. You just keep asking yourself if you’ve said something wrong.
At this point, you have to think that they’re maybe doing something or they’re working, so they can’t answer you at that time.
Thinking about the future makes you have a breakdown
Many of your friends as well as other people always feel happy about their future. You just feel frustrated about it and you’re even afraid.
According to you, your future will even be harder than the present, so it makes you very worried.
You compare your own success to the one of people your own age have
It’s not something you want to do, but you can’t avoid it. You become obsessed about every little thing they post on their social networks.
You just wonder if you’re ever going to succeed. You’re constantly worried.
You become obsessed about any mistake you make
No matter what the mistake it, you just become obsessed with it, especially if you’re at work. You just ask yourself how could you make the mistake.
Don’t worry. We all make mistakes sometimes. It’s nothing that serious. It’s only your anxiety because it’s your worst enemy.
Sometimes you’re physically and mentally exhausted to get up and get out of bed
Your anxiety takes away your whole energy. You can’t do anything good. You just want to sleep all the time. Your anxiety is causing you paralysis. You just have to tell yourself that it’s not you, but it’s your anxiety that is doing that.
Article and image source: https://alternativehealthuniverse.com