Many people tend to find it difficult to differentiate between fear, anxiety and stress. Although all experiences are quite normal, it is important to know the difference so you can seek the most appropriate support if necessary.
Here are a few defining features of the three experiences:
Fear and stress:
There are three components that contribute to feeling anxious:
We have fear and anxiety in non life-threatening situations because of the way we interpret the situation.
If you are struggling with fear, stress or anxiety and are needing some support, please contact the clinic to book in an appointment with one of our psychologists