Author: Charles Sender, LCSW
January 10th, 2017
Many people who struggle with elevated anxiety often want to rid themselves of anxiety. The assumption their brain makes is that anxiety causes pain; therefore, anxiety is bad. In reality, anxiety is the way that the body works together with the brain to inform the person that there is danger. It tells the body, "It is now time to worry; I sense danger."
Anxiety's job is to ensure that you are safe at all times: it instills fear when walking at t …