Occasional anxiety is an expected part of life. You might feel anxious when faced with a problem at work, before taking a test, or before making an important decision. But anxiety disorders involve more than temporary worry or fear. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the anxiety does not go away and can get worse over time. The symptoms can interfere with daily activities such as job performance, school work, and relationships.
“I had goals and ambition and big dreams. But after so many setbacks, I’ve kind of given up. My self-esteem can’t take any more hits.” How to understand and work with poor self esteem.
Everyone experiences stress, and sometimes that stress can feel overwhelming. You may be at risk for an anxiety disorder if it feels like you can’t manage the stress.
It is estimated that up to 75% of youth with ADHD have sleep problems. And, experimental studies that manipulate sleep quantity have demonstrated a causal link between sleep and ADHD behavior in children
Increased levels of physical activity can significantly reduce the odds of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed to the condition