Do you find that one negative thought leads to another and another and eventually it feels as if the sky is falling? And the thing that you are afraid of may not even be real; that you are just imagining something that might happen? Sometimes an event has occurred in the past and you have trained yourself to always respond in a certain way even though the threat no longer exists. There is no need to worry constantly. You deserve better. Learn how to lighten up.
Often when there is a major event such as a catastrophe, a break-up or a loss of employment we feel like the carpet has been pulled out from under us. I felt that way after 9/11. Everyone deals with stress in a different way but what we have in common is that we go into a hyper alert state where we keep releasing stress hormones into our body. Sometimes this leads to a panic attack which may strike suddenly without warning. This may lead you to avoid certain situations such as flying, running, socializing with friends or public speaking. Just getting through the day can be daunting task.
Anxiety can manifest itself in many different ways. You might experience dizziness, shortness of breath, tightness in your chest, irritability, headaches, heart palpitations, or loss of appetite. This is something you want to nip in the bud because it often leads to sleepless nights and we all know that our bodies need rest to be healthy.
You may have developed some strategies for coping but eventually you realize that you can’t live this way as it is just too exhausting. Hypnotherapy can be very effective in establishing new thought processes for facing your fears. We can seek out the root cause and change your perception of a past event or release emotion from it. Breath work will help to drain tension from your body. You will leave the session with the tools you need to reduce your anxiety and know that you do have a bright and joyous future.