When Anxiety Affects Work

When Anxiety Affects Work

  For most people, work can be stressful enough under normal circumstances, but for those with anxiety disorders, work-related stress may have a profound effect on performance and future prospects. According to a national survey on anxiety in the workplace, employees with anxiety disorders have difficulty setting and meeting deadlines, making presentations, participating in meetings, resolving conflicts, cooperating with coworkers on joint projects, and managing staff.

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When Anxiety Doesn't Go Away

When Anxiety Doesn't Go Away

  While anxiety is still useful for modern humans in certain contexts, some people struggle with ever-present symptoms that interfere with their ability to lead a happy, successful life. Therapy and medication can help in extreme cases, but there are also various methods to manage anxiety through cognitive awareness and calming techniques. If you have anxiety that won’t go away, try the following suggestions:

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Helping Your College Student with Anxiety

Most teenagers tend to think they’re all grown up before they even graduate high school, but going to college and living on their own for the first time can be a jolting experience. For all but the most self-sufficient students, a flood of new responsibilities can drown young adults in anxiety—and often, the stress doesn’t let up once students get the hang of being independent. 

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Debunking the Biggest Myths About Anxiety

We all get nervous or anxious from time to time. Often, after we hit the gym or call a friend, this anxiety will go away with no problem. Some anxiety is normal and even helpful in keeping us alert, motivating us to solve problems, and spurring us into action. But sometimes it builds, becomes constant, and begins to interfere with our daily lives, our relationships, and our overall health.

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