Stress and Physical Anxiety


Signs of Stress and Physical Anxiety

Physical Anxiety Examples (a.k.a. Autostress) Mental Anxiety Examples
Breathing difficulties Ruminating—focusing on bad experiences or running through a situation repeatedly in your head
Heart palpitations Feeling like you’re stuck in loops of hypothetical worries—having a lot of ‘what if?’ thoughts
Tightness in chest Worrying about feeling physically anxious and/or having a panic attack
Excessive sweating Experiencing racing thoughts, like you can’t switch off
Muscle tension Catastrophising—thinking about worst-case scenarios
Feeling light-headed/dizzy Having a sense of dread and fear
Headaches Having paranoid thoughts



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