Anxiety is a very normal but a very unwelcome feeling. Most of us would choose not to experience it if we could. Common thoughts, attitudes, and actions can set off your anxiety smoke alarm too often. What they are:
A common unhelpful thinking pattern can be called black-and-white thinking, or also known as all-or-nothing thinking.
Speaking of stopping something altogether, therapists say this is another habit that can have a negative effect on you.
Constantly asking for comments or Googling your health issues increases anxiety. These are reassurance-seeking behaviors.
Catastrophizing as thinking about the worst-case situation and believing it's most likely to happen. As expected, catastrophizing causes anxiety.
It turns out that telling yourself you’re not good enough or that something isn’t going to work out is more than mean; it’s adding to your anxiety, too.
People-pleasing increases anxiety. When you put others' wants and views above yours, you cause tension and discomfort. It makes you feel neglected, which may induce worry.
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