Silent storm within: 10 signs you may be struggling with anxiety

In a world where, thanks to the latest technology and where busyness and composure are glorified, we can never fully switch off. This is the perfect breeding ground for anxiety to quietly creep into our lives. It’s a silent storm that doesn’t always announce its presence with dramatic crashes and thunder; instead, it lingers and whispers its unsettling doubts and fears to our minds. In this article, we'll unveil ten common signs that you may be grappling with anxiety and explore how Rapid Transformational Therapy® (RTT) can provide the relief and freedom you deserve.


To help you recognise this subtle but menacing foe, here are 10 signs that you’re grappling with anxiety:

  1. Excessive worrying: Persistent, excessive worrying about various aspects of life, from work to family to personal issues, is a hallmark sign of anxiety.
  2. Restlessness: An anxious mind often leads to restlessness. You may find it challenging to relax, constantly feeling the need to be productive or on the move.
  3. Trouble sleeping: Insomnia or disrupted sleep patterns are common companions of anxiety. Racing thoughts and nighttime worries can make it difficult to get a good night's rest.
  4. Physical symptoms: Anxiety isn't just in your mind; it can manifest physically. Muscle tension, headaches, digestive issues, and even chest pain can be linked to anxiety.
  5. Social isolation: Anxiety can make social interactions intimidating. If you find yourself avoiding gatherings, cancelling plans, or withdrawing from social activities, it could be due to anxiety.
  6. Perfectionism: Striving for perfection in all aspects of life might indicate underlying anxiety. The constant need to excel can be an attempt to gain control over anxious thoughts.
  7. Self-doubt: Anxiety often breeds self-doubt and excessive self-criticism. You may constantly question your abilities, decisions, or worthiness.
  8. Catastrophic thinking: Anxious minds tend to leap to worst-case scenarios, imagining disasters or negative outcomes even in minor situations.
  9. Avoidance behaviour: Anxiety can lead to avoidance behaviour where you sidestep situations, tasks, or responsibilities that trigger anxiety, creating a cycle that reinforces anxiety.
  10. Physical fatigue: The constant battle against anxious thoughts can be mentally exhausting, leading to physical fatigue and a persistent sense of tiredness.

If these signs feel familiar, it's essential to recognise that you're not alone, and help is available. 

Understanding RTT: A transformative approach to healing

RTT is a revolutionary therapeutic technique because it combines the principles of hypnotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), psychotherapy, and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) to create a highly effective approach to treating anxiety and a range of other issues.

How RTT can help with anxiety

RTT targets the root causes of anxiety by tapping into the subconscious mind. Here's how it can offer relief from anxiety:

1. Unearthing underlying beliefs

RTT helps you explore the deep-seated beliefs and thought patterns that fuel anxiety. By identifying the root causes, you can begin to understand why anxiety has taken hold.

2. Reframing negative beliefs

Once the underlying beliefs are uncovered, RTT provides techniques to reframe and replace these negative beliefs with empowering ones. This process promotes lasting change and a shift towards a more positive mindset. This is reinforced with the bespoke hypnosis recording that you listen to for 30 days.

3. Accessing the subconscious mind

RTT utilises guided hypnosis to access the subconscious mind, where many of our beliefs and thought patterns originate. In this state of heightened suggestibility, you can address and reprogram the subconscious.

4. Promoting self-compassion

RTT encourages self-compassion and self-acceptance, essential components of anxiety relief. You'll learn to treat yourself with kindness and understanding, diminishing self-doubt.

5. Lasting transformation

One of the most significant advantages of RTT is its potential for lasting change. By addressing the root causes and reprogramming the subconscious mind, you're equipped with tools for long-term relief.

Break free from anxiety with RTT

Anxiety may be a silent struggle, but it doesn't have to define your life. Recognising the signs and seeking help is the first step toward a brighter, anxiety-free future. RTT offers a transformative path to healing, targeting the root causes of anxiety and providing lasting relief. With RTT, you can conquer the silent storm of anxiety and find your path to peace and well-being.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author. All articles published on Hypnotherapy Directory are reviewed by our editorial team.

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Written by Soraya Mansour, BSc, CHYP, NLP Practionner and RTT Therapist
London, Greater London, W10 4BA

Soraya is the Founder of Limitless Self. She's based in West London but also treats clients online worldwide. She is an experienced RTT Therapist and Clinical Hypnotherapist who is passionate about unlocking her clients potential by working with their subconscious mind. She specialises in weight loss, anxiety, confidence, self-esteem, and insomnia.

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