Symptoms of anxiety vary from person to person.

Some common signs in the workplace may include:

  • Restlessness, tension, or edginess.
  • Avoidance of certain workplace activities, such as staff meetings.
  • Becoming overwhelmed or upset easily.
  • Finding it hard to make decisions.
  • Difficulty concentrating.
  • Constant feelings of worry and apprehension.
  • Difficulty making decisions.
  • Physical symptoms, such as racing heart, shortness of breath, vomiting, nausea or stomach pain.
  • Muscle tension and pain (e.g., sore back or jaw).
  • Sweating, shaking, feeling dizzy, lightheaded or faint.
  • Having upsetting dreams or flashbacks of a traumatic event.
  • Finding it hard to stop worrying.
  • Experiencing unwanted or intrusive thoughts.



Last updated Tue, Dec 8, 2020