What is Anxiety

I like to think of anxiety as a red flag-a sign that I have lost my ability to control the outcome of a situation. Researchers define anxiety as an emotion associated with intense feelings, worrisome thoughts, extreme apprehension, or fear. Anxiety disrupts our emotions and our physiology. It's not an exaggerated over-reaction to situations. It … Continue reading What is Anxiety

What’s There to Be Anxious About?

I sat across from her watching her squirm in agony. Several people tried to help her, but she refused to let them help. I could tell she was embarrassed. She curled into a fetal position in her seat and hung her head low. The flight was headed from Fort Lauderdale to New York; she was … Continue reading What’s There to Be Anxious About?