Fear and anxiety are normal—and often critical—human emotions. However, they can become unhealthy when we are consumed by them. Also, not all fears and anxieties are real and/or urgent. They may be based in reality but our perception of them (more…)
Archive for Anxiety
Midterms & Labs & Quizzes, oh my!
If those words instantly fill you with dread, you may be experiencing test anxiety. Test anxiety is very common, especially among college students. College often means moving away from home, living on your (more…)
Do you constantly worry about the environment? Do you get angry when someone doesn’t acknowledge the existence of climate change? Are you constantly checking and keeping tabs on air pollution, forest fires, rising sea levels, temperature increases, droughts, extreme weather (more…)
Everyone experiences some stress during the holidays. This time of year is demanding. If you have a general anxiety disorder (GAD), this stress can heighten it. Anxiety can make it difficult to enjoy the holidays. Between socialization, shopping, scheduling, and (more…)