a person holds their head while leaning on a wall possibly struggling with Low functioning anxiety

Low-Functioning Anxiety vs. High-Functioning Anxiety

The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) states that anxiety affects 18.1% of Americans annually. Even with such a high prevalence, many people with anxiety disorders go undiagnosed and untreated, primarily due to a phenomenon referred to as high-functioning anxiety. Individuals with high-functioning anxiety experience the same symptoms as those with low-functioning anxiety, but…

a person holds their chin on a couch possibly struggling with Sneaky signs of high-functioning anxiety

Sneaky Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety Most People Don’t Notice

Stress and anxiety have become so commonplace that most people do not understand the severity of their impacts on our mental and physical well-being. Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health disorders among Americans of all ages, children included. And yet they are often the most overlooked or disregarded. Because who isn’t stressed out…

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Top Tips to Help Yourself Calm Down

Stress comes in many forms, and anxiety is a natural stress response. Everyone experiences stress and anxiety from time to time. However, millions of Americans live with chronic stress and anxiety that interfere with their daily functioning and quality of life. People are often unaware of the far-reaching impacts of stress and anxiety. Many believe…

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April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, April has been recognized as Stress Awareness Month, a national collaborative effort to increase public awareness about the modern stress epidemic’s causes, cures, and dangers. Stress is a normal reaction that everyone experiences in response to feeling anxious or threatened. However, we all experience it differently. Chronic stress can be debilitating and cause…