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Why is it so easy for something to make me so anxious, but other people it doesnt bother them?

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Last Updated: 02/20/2018 at 10:15pm
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March 9th, 2015 7:55am
Everyone has different things that make them anxious. We're all our own person, which means what makes you anxious may not make someone else feel that way but at the same time something that makes them anxious may not affect you at all.
April 11th, 2015 11:44pm
Because you process it differently. ***************************************************************
May 26th, 2015 9:23pm
Everyone has different triggers and respond differently to certain situations. Everyone gets anxious, the trigger just varies from person to person.
May 27th, 2015 11:09am
Anxiety may be caused by environmental factors, medical factors, genetics, brain chemistry, substance abuse, or a combination of these. It is most commonly triggered by the stress in our lives. Usually anxiety is a response to outside forces, but it is possible that we make ourselves anxious with "negative self-talk" - a habit of always telling ourselves the worst will happen.
June 7th, 2015 12:51pm
How much something affect a person depends on how much he or she feels attached to it. If something is bothering you too much it means that you are caring about that thing too much. And for many things we choose whether we care or not, but for somethings it's just because of our nature. And only time changes it.
June 18th, 2015 9:04am
Some people makes us feel more anxious than others because we feel like we need to look or behave a certain way when we are with them so we can gain their acceptance.
June 22nd, 2015 12:30am
We are all unique and some, such as yourself, may have personal experiences or medical issues that increase anxiety levels. Your response is a natural response to what you are experiencing and understanding it will help you feel more in control.
August 24th, 2015 10:45am
Some of us may be a little bit of idealist and sensitive than the others. We thrive for perfect future and want everything to go according to plan. We can't tolerate mistakes, for mistakes we made would dwell in our mind for a long time. Other people may be a bit more carefree than us and tend to take everything as they stride. They arent better than us,and neither we are better than them,because anxiety makes us uncomfortable but makes us think of the possible things that would happen in our life that leads to carefulness
October 26th, 2015 3:18pm
Your mind has a way of finding every possible outcome to a situation, which sometimes, ends up making you paranoid. Others may not feel that way because they aren't as focused or as thoughtful as you are.
November 3rd, 2015 3:50pm
Everyone is different, that`s just how it is x But please don`t think that it makes you different in a bad way, because it does`t x
November 9th, 2015 7:46am
Everybody is different we all have different anxieties different emotions we just have to figure out how to deal with them
November 16th, 2015 2:37am
Everyone reacts to certain things differently. Something may bother someone but it doesn't bother you vice versa.
December 8th, 2015 4:33pm
Everyone's brain and experiences are a little different. It's okay to feel anxious about things, and it's also okay to wish that something didn't make you feel anxious. Just remember, there are things that don't bother you that make other's anxious. Cultivate compassion for yourself.
December 15th, 2015 3:20am
Different things make different people anxious and there's nothing wrong with feeling anxious about things that don't bother other people. It's just part of what makes us who we are. This is going to sound weird, but just for example, I won't swim in deep water, and I most certainly won't swim anywhere where I can't see in the water for the simple reason that I am terrified of fish. It sounds silly, but even looking at a fish makes me want to cry sometimes. Even a tiny little minnow I just cringe even thinking about it. That's definitely not something that makes most people anxious but fish make me SO anxious and I've accepted it as something that sets me apart from other people.
December 28th, 2015 7:37am
Well, maybe it is because stressing over it won't work just try to think positively about something that you are anxious about because positive mind leads to a positive life in this world
January 4th, 2016 5:47pm
Everyone is different. Others may have different things that make them anxious that don't bother you at all. These things can be influenced by personal experiences, genetics, and many other factors that are all totally unique to each person. However, just because someone doesn't understand the way you feel does not give them permission to be dismissive of your issues.
March 22nd, 2016 12:50pm
It is so easy for something to make me so anxious, but other people it doesn't bother them, because their is a point when i get anxious to make them laugh and be happy, plus to me it's a job to be done.
April 11th, 2016 4:53pm
Maybe different people have different views on different aspects.Some may like the things you fear.
April 19th, 2016 3:10pm
You are different than other people. Things that affect you may not affect others. It's something what we all learn to maintain.
June 6th, 2016 10:07am
Because everyone is different in their own ways. Diversity is what makes you unique! You are perfect
June 7th, 2016 11:34am
some people have different ways to dealing with something than others. And thats okay, because we're all different
December 13th, 2016 11:09am
We are all different, biologically as a starter and as well the way we are raised and the way we build our personalities in certain atmospheres we live through. Any tiny difference in our genes or the atmospheres we are raised in can result in a big difference in our personalities. Thus, we all perceive things our ways and it is even near impossible to compare how feel towards something.
February 13th, 2018 12:55pm
We are all very different. And because we are different we do not react the same way. So the things that make other anxious might not affect you and vice versa.
February 20th, 2018 10:15pm
Since anxiety is a side effect of fear, I'd say that it's because different people have different fears and levels of fears.