Anxiety

Anxiety, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

An illustration of an anxious woman in a crowd

This common symptom of anxiety often goes unnoticed, even by those who have it

Posted by
Lauren Geall
  • This week's Stylist Short Story is Not Everybody Likes Dogs
    Books

    Stylist Short Stories: Explore the reality of living with anxiety and its unexpected triggers

  • Why is nutrition so confusing?
    Nutrition

    Why is nutrition so bloody confusing?

  • A nauseous emoji
    Mental Health

    Is anxiety making you feel nauseated? Here’s why it happens and what to do about it

Latest Stories

how to ease anxiety for your inner child
Life

Your anxious inner child is crying out for attention, here’s how to help

“Sometimes, because we people-please so much, we neglect to look after our inner child.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Woman pouring coffee
Nutrition

Hang on… is decaf actually worse for you than caffeine?

We ask the experts whether it’s really ‘full of chemicals’.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
Why are we so anxious at work all of a sudden?
Careers

An expert explains why we’re feeling more anxious than ever at work

How the pandemic turned our work stress into anxiety.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
A woman with a card and a laptop in front of her sat looking out the window
Money

How to take care of your mental health if you’re experiencing financial anxiety

The cost of living crisis is taking its toll on many people’s psychological wellbeing.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Posted by
Radhika Sanghani
Published

“I let my obsession with being perfect ruin my life”: confessions of a recovering perfectionist

After a failed relationship, one writer talks about her journey from perfectionism.

Generation Anxiety — why Millennials are so anxious
Mental Health

‘Generation Anxiety’: why are millennials so anxious all the time?

Is an “illness-breeding society” the reason why millennials are so anxious?

Posted by
Amelia Tait
Published
How to eat yourself happy and calm
Nutrition

5 ways to eat yourself calm with serotonin-promoting foods

Calm gut, potentially calmer mind.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
Bright red energy drink in a hand
Nutrition

Are energy drinks messing with our mental health? We asked the experts

The link between sugary, caffeinated drinks and anxiety, explained.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
Published
An illustration of an anxious woman
Mental Health

Are you an anxious achiever? These daily thoughts are *so* relatable

For those who find themselves stuck in a never-ending cycle of “doing”...

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published
Girl sitting sad by the window or wall
Life

Are you a compulsive worrier? Here’s how to break the cycle

Give this one simple method a try.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
Here's how movement can help us to release emotions
Wellbeing

Here’s how to release trapped anger and anxiety from your body

Pent-up emotion isn’t good for us.

Posted by
Natalie Hore
Published
Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published

Do you feel like you’ve switched off from life? You might be on autopilot mode

From feeling numb to lacking presence in the moment, these are the signs that you might be on autopilot – and how to overcome it.

A woman lying down with her hands over her face
Mental Health

How to tell the difference between stress and anxiety (and why it’s important)

There are a number of key differences to keep an eye out for.

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
Businesswoman doing yoga to calm down the stressful emotion from hard work in office over desk
Wellbeing

10 easy techniques to help ease stress and anxiety in the office

When things get too much in the office, try one of these stress-soothing tips.

Posted by
Megan Murray
Posted by
Leah Sinclair
Published
How to deal with being overwhelmed all the time: “why do I keep breaking down over the little things?”
Mental Health

A therapist explains why you’re breaking down over the smallest things right now

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by everyday life, read this.

Posted by
Amy Beecham
Published
How to calm down at work using raisin mindfulness
Wellbeing

This unusual 2-minute mindfulness hack is great for quickly reducing stress at work

Who knew raisins could have such a profoundly calming effect?

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
Published
A woman lying in bed with anxiety
Mental Health

Struggling to calm anxiety before bed? Here’s how ‘vagus nerve icing’ could help

Lovers of the technique say it offers benefits within 15 minutes – but is it too good to be true?

Posted by
Lauren Geall
Published
How smartwatches can help reduce anxiety
Wellbeing

“Here’s how my smartwatch has been helping me tackle my anxiety episodes”

Sometimes you need an external reminder to breathe.

Posted by
Bethany Clarke
Published
Posted by
Morgan Cormack
Published

Rapper Lady Leshurr just shared some very relatable words about anxiety

“It’s like I’m restarting my life again.”

Britney Spears
Celebrity

Why HBO show Euphoria is Britney Spears’ “meditation” in anxious times

The singer says the teen drama “put a HUGE grin on my face“.

Posted by
Anna Brech
Published