A handy decision tree to help you work out what to do with your worries. Worrying can be so cyclical, with worry creating anxiety and anxiety creating worry. As it ramps up we lose all sight of reality and begin to CATASTROPHISE! To break the cycle you have go to to DO something. Tackle a genuine worry, plan to tackle it or distract from unhelpful fortune telling. More on the worry cycle and other tips for anxiety on my blog - check it out.
Anxiety weighs heavy; it can halt us in our tracks, floor us, set us back and change our physiology in such a way that our hearts race, our palms get sweaty, our brains race and everything feels as though it's closing in on us. 📷 @howdoyouadult #Regram via @theblurtfoundation