High levels of anxiety and stress have many causes and even more solutions.
Those who are stressed go into a state of high alert – ‘fight, flight, freeze or even flop’, as their nervous system dissociates from what their subconscious believes is an unsafe situation.
When very anxious, people become very ungrounded and “zoned out”. This means that a person who is stressed is less able to focus on their work and more likely to be triggered by what is going on around them.
Anxiety and trauma can come from many places, for example:
To reduce your anxiety people need to find that nourishing feeling for themselves, that creates safety, enabling you to be fulling in their body, for example:
When you are anxious, it is very common to feel exhausted. There are meditative energy processes you can use to clear you energy. Find out more from Olive’s week 9 video for Live Well with AiR.