Anxiety refers to the uncomfortable feelings of worry and nervousness that we feel from time to time.
Anxiety is a common reaction to stressful or new situations. It's the tightness in your stomach before a first date or the tension before a job interview. Most of the time, the anxiety is manageable and disappears once the situation is over. But anxiety can also be intense or persistant and interferes in our daily life.
If you suspect that anxiety is becoming a problem for you, take a few minutes to check out what's going on for you.
Anxiety is a pattern of symptoms - thoughts, feelings, behaviours and physical symptoms that persist and can increase in severity. Learn about the early signs of anxiety. what to look for
Fortunately, there are strategies that can be learned to help keep anxiety at bay. If anxiety is starting to get in the way of what you want to do, then you may want to explore resources listed in this section.