Here’s some of the things we think when we’re anxious. People who have anxiety with depression get caught in a spiral of negative thinking and need a lot of support to help manage their condition. After some time, anxiety can begin to affect your self-esteem.
- Most anxious thoughts are completely irrational and are not based in reality in any way.
- Something simple like making dinner for the family can become an enormous feat.
- Worrying about having cancer and other serious illnesses is a common feature in generalized anxiety disorder.