A non-fiction article by Shayne McClendon.
It’s rare that outside stress (from sources not linked to family, friends, jobs, health, or finances) has affected me so strongly.
Right now, the general state of the world is giving me fits. I’m struggling to calm anxiety that every news cycle seems to ratchet up beyond bearing.
Recently, I mentioned that the political insanity alone would leave us all with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Every day is a little more sensational than the one before it and if you value your peace of mind at all, do not read the comment threads!
I started thinking severe anxiety caused by the news might not be so far-fetched.
Read more now: How to Calm Anxiety, Deal with Stress and Save Your Sanity