Most of us experience anxiety at some point in our lives. It is a feeling of worry, unease or fear about things that are about to happen or could happen in the future and is experienced through our feelings, thoughts and physical sensations.
Anxiety is a normal response to feeling under threat and so feeling anxious can be a good thing in that it keeps you alert, makes you aware of risks and danger and can be motivating. However, sometimes anxiety can get in the way if it becomes too strong and lasts for a long period of time; it can impact your daily activities and enjoyment of life and so can negatively affect your mental health and well-being.
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