5 Surprising Things Anxiety Makes You Do

5 Surprising Things Anxiety Makes You Do

Anxiety feels so draining and overwhelming. Anxiety often stops you from fulfilling your potential and can make you feel scared, lonely, and sad. Many times, anxiety creates small nervous habits that creep into your life. You may not even notice them or you don’t recognize they’re here because of your anxiety. Those habits are not only bad for your quality of life, but they also worsen the anxiety that’s already there. If you’re wondering what are some bad habits that come from your anxiety, watch this video and share it with someone who might need it.

We also made another video on the things people with anxiety secretly do: https://youtu.be/EbF7AriK6IE

Writer: Stela Kosic
Script Editor: Vanessa Tao
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Voice: Amanda Silvera (www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animator: Korin Werlina
YouTube Manager: Cindy Cheong

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Eating Disorder Hope. (2019, April 16). Anxiety and Overeating – What’s the Overlap and Why Do They Overlap? www.eatingdisorderhope.com/treatment-for-eating-disorders/co-occurring-dual-diagnosis/anxiety/anxiety-overeating-whats-the-overlap

Fayard, J. V. (2021, June 26). www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/people-are-strange/202106/why-rewatching-tv-shows-feels-so-good. Psychology Today. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/people-are-strange/202106/why-rewatching-tv-shows-feels-so-good

Glashow, C. (2021, February 23). Why People With Anxiety Cancel Plans Last Minute. Anchor Therapy, LLC. www.anchortherapy.org/blog/anxiety-why-cancel-plans-hoboken-jerseycity-hudson-county-nj-therapist-counselor

Wharton, C. (2021, October 27). The Scary Truth About How Zombie Scrolling Impacts Mental Health. Newport Institute. www.newportinstitute.com/resources/mental-health/zombie_scrolling/