Triggers of Anxiety and the importance of discovering yours.

It's really important to discover what triggers your anxiety. This may take some time but once you know, you can start to learn how to recognise them and learn how to change them. This could be as simple as adding a new positive experience to that trigger or changing your thought process towards it.

Watch the full episode on the most common and surprising triggers of anxiety:

Common and Surprising Triggers of Anxiety

  • Health

  • Medications

  • Caffeine

  • Skipping Meals & Eating too much processed food

  • Negative thinking

  • Finances

  • Social & Public Events

  • Conflict

  • Stress

  • Smells, Sounds, Songs

  • Places and Memories

These are just some examples of what can trigger anxiety. Anything can be a trigger, it depends on your experiences but finding what they, or it is, is a huge step to recovery.

Week 3 of my mini series talks about the physical symptoms of anxiety. Understanding what was happening to me physically as well as mentally was a game changer for me. You can tune in to watch via Instagram or Facebook.