Low Self-esteem



Anxiety is something everyone experiences from time to time, and feeling anxious is a perfectly natural reaction to certain situations as we need anxiety to keep us safe and to motivate us. Anxiety only becomes a problem when our worries are out of proportion with relatively harmless situations, and then we may find that life is being impacted by worries, anxiety and avoidances.

Common anxiety disorders:

- Generalised anxiety
- Social anxiety
- Health anxiety
- Panic attacks
- Phobias
- Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

Signs of Anxiety

  • Feeling nervous, restless or tense
  • A sense of impending danger, panic or doom
  • Increased heart rate
  • Breathing rapidly (hyperventilation)
  • Sweating
  • Trembling
  • Feeling weak or tired
  • Unexplained aches and pains
  • Trouble concentrating or focusing
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) problems
  • Overthinking
  • Having difficulty controlling worry
  • Avoidance