Mental health

Anxiety

Do you find that anxiety is making it hard for you to sleep at night or complete daily tasks?

Anxiety (feeling tense, nervous or fearful) is related to the normal 'flight or fight' biological reaction humans have when they feel threatened.

We all feel anxious in certain situations -- like taking an exam or moving house -- but for some people these feelings can become overwhelming and life altering.

We spoke to Anna about her anxiety disorder, which she first experienced as a small child, and has learned to manage over time.

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