Anxiety is as much a part of life as brushing your teeth or tying your shoes. Getting stuck in traffic, managing tight work deadlines, keeping up with bills– there isn’t anyone that can escape the stresses of daily life. But it is precisely these little stresses that can build us up to a more or less constant state of anxiety.
A recent New York Times article details how, when stress is constant, it makes decision-making overly difficult and draining. Studies have already shown the impacts of stress- even the children of parents who are stressed out feel the consequences. When it becomes a way of life, stress can become crippling.