Anxiety? Stress? Anxiety about something can lead to stress. Being under stress can lead to anxiety! Words such as stress and anxiety are used a lot these days with people's schedules getting filled and double booked. Just saying the words "stress" and "anxiety" can make your heart beat a little faster!
The diagnosis of anxiety results from a professional counselor doing a thorough assessment of signs and symptoms.
There are many approaches to helping reduce anxiety and deal with stress, tailored to an individual. So if you feel that you've tried everything don't give up. Explore with your therapist what has worked and what has not worked for you. The are many options, and more become available each year.
Try this - Sit in a chair with your feet on the ground in front of you. Start focussing on your breathing. Listen to your breathing as you breathe in and out. Is the breathing in as long as breathing out? Where in your body can you feel the rest of your breath? Take a minute to suspend time listening to youself breath.