ANXIETY AND STRESS
Stress and anxiety are related, but often confused. Stress is tension associated with a specific event (e.g. a test or a job), while anxiety is a non-specific worry about the future. To find relief, people with anxiety may turn to repetitive routines, preoccupations, or addictions.
Stress is a normal part of life but sometimes it can get too much for us. Stress can come around from situations or events that put pressure on us, our reaction to being placed under stress. CBT willl work to show you how to develop more resilience and manage your external and internal pressure points.
Anxiety itself is our body's natural response to stress. It is natural to feel some fear or apprehension for any antipated events. It is when it is extreme, dibilitating and interferes with our lives and lasts for more than six months - it then needs to be explored. Ordinary feelings of anxiety are something we can all manage and do not affect our day to day life.