Anxiety in Young People
In today’s demanding world, anxiety is prevalent among young people. Academic pressure, social media comparisons, and transitions contribute to their anxiety. However, anxiety is manageable, and with support, young people can thrive. This blog explores the experiences of young people with anxiety and provides strategies for empowerment.
Anxiety is excessive fear or apprehension about the future. It manifests as worrying, social anxiety, panic attacks, or obsessive-compulsive tendencies.
Factors Contributing to Anxiety:
- Academic pressure
- Social media and comparison
- Transitions and uncertainties of life
Coping Strategies that Young People with Anxiety can adapt:
- Seek support
- Practice self-care
- Manage stress
- Challenge negative thoughts
- Establish boundaries
- Use relaxation techniques
- Limit social media exposure
Anxiety is manageable for young people. By seeking support, practicing self-care, and implementing coping strategies, they can overcome anxiety and lead fulfilling lives.
Kanza, Young People’s CounsellorRelate Bradford & Leeds