Friends of Tyrannus
Kenza Haddock, the Clinical Director of Oceanic Counseling Group in the greater Myrtle Beach, SC area. https://oceaniccounseling.com
What is “Anxiety?”
“Anxiety” is our reaction to a situation that we perceive as either stressful or dangerous.
Our brains: the pre-frontal cortex and the amygdala.
The pre-frontal cortex houses “logic:
The amygdala is our “emotional” wheel house
When triggered or stressed out, our pre-frontal cortex can shut down while our emotional wheel house lights us.
The results, when anxiety sets in….Fight, Flight, or Freeze.