During times like these — a pandemic, to be exact — rare is the adult who doesn’t feel some anxiety. Many aspects of life - such as education and employment — are uncertain right now. The future is unknown. This is the perfect recipe for feeling anxious.
Persistent anxiety can be exhausting and produce negative effects on physical health, including muscle aches and pains, a pounding heart, an increase in blood pressure, and headaches, among others. It can also cause emotional problems, including panic attacks, a sense of doom, depression and irritability. Therefore, it is important to find ways to keep anxiety at bay.