By Hollie Frazier
Why am I feeling so nervous and scared? This can be anxiety. Physical signs of anxiety can be felt as heart palpitations, loss of energy, sweating, extreme thirst, and loss of focus. When a person has physical symptoms, we work on exercise, diet, and other things, but for mental issues, we must also think about multiple stressors.
Having anxiety is not as obvious to others as it is to you. The way I help calm my anxiety is to learn coping skills I can do anywhere. Here are some skills that might help you, too:
Write something about yourself. No need to be fancy, just an overview.