We all feel anxious at times. That’s normal. However, if you have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) you can experience worry to an extreme degree. Your symptoms can include insomnia, irritability, excessive worrying, fatigue, and an inability to concentrate.
GAD is common enough that it’s estimated to affect as many as 6.8 million people in the US alone. If you feel uncommonly anxious for the most part, you can always go to a psychologist to have yourself checked.
Whether or not you have GAD, you can reduce stress in various ways. Here are simple coping techniques you can try out when you’re in a stressful situation and you want to manage your anxiety:
1. Call a Friend (or Your Psychologist)
If you’re stressed, you may want to take a break and call a friend. That you can do so, so easily these days is one of the benefits of the ubiquity … Read More