Anxiety shows up in our lives in many ways and often quite out of the blue. Anxiety is common and even adaptive; it's life-saving from an evolutionary standpoint. The problem is that it's often present when you don't really need it. Not every situation is life or death, or rather, you're not always an impala running from a cheetah in the wild. However, our systems can get wired in some pretty wonky ways. This means that you may feel lots of things that are often out of proportion for the situation. Anxiety is one of the most common problems that clients bring into psychotherapy. Feelings of worry, fear, uneasiness, and dread can be present more often than not. Many head to a psychiatrist or psychopharmacologist for medication to quiet the noise. Sometimes it's easy to identify what the problem is. It may be
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