Unfortunately, the term anxiety is used in many conversations now-a-days. It seems more people struggle with different forms of anxiety than ever before. Some may feel anxious in social situations. Others may feel worried about the future or be nervous while flying or under specific circumstances. And many just feel anxious all day long and aren’t even sure where their anxiety stems from.
According to the ADAA, anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older, or 18.1 percent of the population every year.
Even children are affected by anxiety and their parents are at a loss on how to help them, especially if they are anxious themselves. It appears to be more prominent even with the medical and technological advances we have made. It can be difficult to find a sense of peace throughout the daily stress and chaos and why so many people are struggling with anxiety.
No matter your age, if you are feeling anxious throughout your day, here are some tips that will help. If it is so severe that it is holding you back in daily life, you may want to find a professional who can help you further.