Four ways to manage your anxiety

When you feel anxious or panicky, the symptoms can be terrifying. They can include tightness in the chest, rapid breathing, raised heart rate, and dizziness. Anxiety is usually caused by a build-up of adrenaline which your body can’t cope with - you then become even more anxious, creating a vicious cycle. It almost feels like your body is under physical attack. Here are four ways to help you manage anxiety and take control of your life. 1. Identify the symptoms By learning to recognise when you are feeling anxious, you can identify exactly what is going on and take steps to reduce anxiety, such as deep breathing, or even just removing yourself from a situation. The more often you do this, th