One of the best ways of understanding stress and preventing anxiety is to look at a model of emotional distress elaborated by psychologist Albert Ellis. He calls his model the ABC model, and it’s as simple as it sounds:
Learning how to relax your body and using the power of self talk can be a helpful part of working through anxiety symptoms. It’s important to tune into your body and mind and regularly practice exercises to help you learn to relax and stay in control of your anxiety.
The HuffPost article 8 Things Only People With Anxiety Understand [...]
A major emotional symptom of anxiety is a “persistent or severe fear or worry in situations where most people wouldn’t feel threatened.” People with anxiety also suffer from physical symptoms of which include, difficulty sleeping. Anxiety can keep us awake as we struggle with unhealthy thoughts in our head.