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26, Oxfordshire
Life is a lot better now. I feel more confident going out.
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40, Kent
I moved away from the stress of London, and following my dream of being an artist.
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41, London/Wales
The time I felt it worst was in my early 20s, it took about 5 years for me to find what worked for me.
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40, Leicestershire
I was diagnosed with cancer, now I feel I have purpose
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28, South London
My mum was diagnosed with cancer - I feel like I’ve had to deal with a lot of stuff in my early 20s which has made me more resilient.
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27, London
I had high blood pressure at work.
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What is anxiety?
Anxiety is a normal experience involving worry that something bad is going to happen. It is an emotion designed to protect us and help us prepare for the future.

Sometimes anxiety can feel overwhelming and in some cases anxiety, and associated behaviours can become clusters of symptoms needing professional advice and help. For instance persisting feelings of anxiety (generalised anxiety disorder), specific worries associated with compulsive behaviours (obsessive compulsive behaviours), and disproportionate fears about specific things (phobias).
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