The expanded impact of anxiety


Published on Nov 06, 2023 03:32 PM IST

  • From conflicts in relationships to burnout in the workplace, here are a few ways by which anxiety can affect us.

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Anxiety is a mental disorder where a person is constantly under stress about daily activities. The common symptoms of anxiety are restlessness, faster breathing, irregular heartbeat and headache. Anxiety can have both immediate as well as expanded impact on mind, body and emotions, Therapist Carrie Howard addressed this and shared how anxiety can impact career, relationships and our outlook towards life.(Unsplash)

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Anxiety can lead to regular conflicts in the relationship – this can get frustrating after a point of time, especially if the conflicts are not addressed. (Unsplash)
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Anxiety can lead to regular conflicts in the relationship – this can get frustrating after a point of time, especially if the conflicts are not addressed. (Unsplash)

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Loss of relationships, unhealthy dependency and avoidance of intimacy are some of the ways by which anxiety can affect a relationship. (Unsplash)
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Loss of relationships, unhealthy dependency and avoidance of intimacy are some of the ways by which anxiety can affect a relationship. (Unsplash)

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In career, anxiety can lead us to feel burned out from the work assigned to us. This happens because we are already tired from feeling anxious. (Unsplash)
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In career, anxiety can lead us to feel burned out from the work assigned to us. This happens because we are already tired from feeling anxious. (Unsplash)

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Excess stress and poor boundaries in the workplace can cause more burnout – the root cause of this is stress and anxiety. (Unsplash)
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Excess stress and poor boundaries in the workplace can cause more burnout – the root cause of this is stress and anxiety. (Unsplash)

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Anxiety can give us the feeling of not having joy in life. We may feel that we are not truly present in the moment. (Unsplash)
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Anxiety can give us the feeling of not having joy in life. We may feel that we are not truly present in the moment. (Unsplash)

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Restlessness and the sense of being stuck in survival mode can make us feel drained out in life. (Unsplash)
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Restlessness and the sense of being stuck in survival mode can make us feel drained out in life. (Unsplash)

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Poor self-esteem and lost confidence in our own abilities are some of the ways by which anxiety can affect us. (Unsplash)
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Poor self-esteem and lost confidence in our own abilities are some of the ways by which anxiety can affect us. (Unsplash)

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Anxiety can lead to insomnia – we may stay awake till late at night overthinking about situations. (Unsplash)
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Anxiety can lead to insomnia – we may stay awake till late at night overthinking about situations. (Unsplash)

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