Anxiety is supposed to be a natural reaction to stress in our environment, which can be physical, emotional, or chemical. This adaptive response serves dual purposes – helping us detect and avoid potential threats, and serving as motivation to better a situation.
Unfortunately, it isn’t always easy to manage anxiety appropriately, and that’s especially true in our overly-scheduled, overly-busy lives. Between meetings, relationships, traffic, negative media, finances, and our own busy schedules, it’s understandable that the majority of us lead stressful lives, and chronic anxiety is an unpleasant side effect.
More than a quarter of American adults in the United States have anxiety disorders, and many turn to pharmaceuticals for help. From Prozac and Zoloft to Valium and Xanax, these drugs can run the gamut from ineffective to downright addictive.
So how about an alternative? Read more