Anxiety can be overwhelming and so intense it can stop you from doing things you enjoy.  The thoughts can be exhausting and relentless.  Sometimes the fear and discomfort can be so bad you might not even want to leave the house, or you might have started to engage in behaviors you don’t understand like hoarding, rituals, or compulsions. 

Anxiety also manifests because of surprising ways – like comparing ourselves to others, judging ourselves for our thoughts/feelings, and perfectionism amongst others.

The good news is that there are a lot of methods and techiniques that can help you cope better and feel less anxious.