Nearly 1 in 5 people in the U.S. suffer from an anxiety disorder. The U.K. has seen a ‘massive, profound’ increase in anxiety since 2008, according to leading researcher Prof Nick Freemantle. He found that, in 2008, 8.42% of women aged 18 to 24 suffered anxiety. By 2018, that had more than trebled to 30.33%.
But the more we understand the science behind anxiety, the easier it is to handle. Being happy, relaxed and fulfilled is perfectly possible, despite the catastrophic thoughts we have leading us to think otherwise.
In this track, we go through practical techniques to reframe our thinking patterns and effectively combat anxious thinking.
- Learn some of the science behind anxiety, including the part of the brain responsible for fear
- Learn what catastrophizing is, and a variety of practical tips to manage it
- Anyone struggling with anxious thoughts, or who is looking for information on anxiety and how to help someone who is anxious.