Anxiety Symptom #2: Trembling, Shaking, Body Tremors And Jumpiness

Anxiety Symptom #2: Trembling, Shaking, Body Tremors, Jumpiness

A very common but often overlooked symptom of anxiety is trembling.

Trembling can occur seemingly out of the blue for no apparent reason. But if you start examining it, you’ll find that it happens whenever you’re experiencing intense stress and nervousness.

For the most part having body tremors mean that you get some kind of involuntary movement in your muscles that you can’t consciously control. You can sometimes stop it by massaging the area or stretching but usually you can’t “will it to stop.”

Read on to find out more about body tremors caused by anxiety and how you can stop the trembling.

“Can Anxiety Cause Urination Problems?”

Frequent Urination Anxiety Symptom

For many people the first symptom of anxiety that they experience is urination problems.

It can be scary, it can be overwhelming and it is definitely embarrassing.

Anxiety can cause you to have to pee and the urge can be very strong. But for the most part when you finally get to the bathroom, you find that your bladder's empty.

But when you're driving, or you're in an exam and you physically cannot go to the bathroom, you suddenly feel like you're about to burst... and you feel scared and ashamed that you might accidentally wet yourself.

Sound familiar? Read on.

The Anxiety And Dyslexia Connection

The Anxiety And Dyslexia Connection

Dyslexia is a condition in the brain that makes it hard for the person to read, write or spell.

Did you know that 1 out of 10 people suffer from dyslexia? According to the Dyslexia Research Institute only 5% of those ever get recognized and treated.

But there is one often overlooked aspect of dyslexia that most people don't talk about at all.

It's that dyslexic people frequently suffer form anxiety as well.

Why? Read on to find out.

25 Famous People With Anxiety Disorder

25 Famous People With Anxiety - Scarlett Johansson

According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, 18% of the US population struggles with anxiety.

That's a pretty staggering statistic - it means that 1 in every 5 people suffers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), General Anxiety Disorder (GAD), or Panic Disorder.

And that includes celebrities.

The amazing thing about celebrities that have overcome anxiety is that they're proof that anxiety can be cured. They are a bright beacon of hope for anyone struggling with anxiety disorder.

Symptoms of a Panic Attack

Symptoms of a panic attack

I decided to write this article because I see a lot of confusion about panic attacks when I talk to people. They don't really know what the symptoms are so they make all kinds of wild assumptions about what a panic episode atually is like.

They imagine it's something like when 6 year old Jane can't have that new Barbie doll she wants so much and starts screaming and throwing a fit.

Nothing could be further from the truth.

You don't know what a panic attack is like until it comes to you... and you're reduced to a mess of trembling limbs and tears and your entire being dissolves in pure, pitch-black dread.

The 21 Most Common Symptoms of Anxiety

symptoms of anxiety

I get a lot of questions about what are some of the signs and symptoms of anxiety. 

And that's a difficult question, because honestly, there's over 100... and that's way more than I can squeeze into a single blog post. 

So instead, I decided to research the 21 most common symptoms that people with anxiety can experience. 

So here's the checklist that I prepared for you of the 21 most common signs of anxiety:

How to Stop Exaggerating Your Small Mistakes

How to Stop Exaggerating Your Small Mistakes

Do you ever feel that every tiny mistake you make is a life-ruining, colossal failure?

Does your mind like to blow your mistakes out of proportion and make them seem way more significant that the actually are? It's like deep down you know it's not a big deal but you just can't stop worrying about it for the rest of the day.

Are you obsessively ruminating over past conflicts that make you feel like a lesser human being?

Read this post to find out how you can stop exaggerating your small mistakes NOW.

The Silver Lining To Anxiety

Life isn't waiting for the stronm to pass it's about learning to dance in the rain

Today I want to introduce you to one my favorite concepts. I call it the Silver Lining Principle.

Several years ago, when I was still having trouble with anxiety, paranoia and overwhelming stress, this concept helped me muster my strength and carry on even in the darkest of times. It also helped me to be proud of myself and see a silver lining in my situation, no matter how grim.

How to Keep Calm and Confident at a Grocery Store

Calm and confident while grocery shopping

I remember the time when I would freak out just by thinking about going to the grocery store. It's just a weird mix of all the things that can make you anxious. You have to walk into a closed space full of people that are jostling each other on their way through the isles. Then there's all the things you want to buy that you have to keep in mind and the nagging anxiety that you might forget something and will have to come back again.

But it doesn't have to be that way. If you follow my 6 tips in this article, you'll learn how to stay calm while grocery shopping and actually enjoy the process!

One Simple Secret To Prepare You For A Stressful Day (It's ONE word!)

Woman relaxing in the morning

In today's post I want to share with you my best tips on how to prepare for a stressful day.

I know from experience that waking up before a stressful day can be a real struggle. It's that vulnerable moment when you're energies are low, your mind is foggy and your judgment is clouded. This is the time of the day when you're most exposed to feelings of dread, dizziness and nausea.

But you know that you can't succumb to any of those feelings because one way or another you have to overcome your fears, push through and get things done. So how do you do that? Do you just will through it every single day or is there another way to trick your mind into relaxation and letting go of anxiety?