Anxiety is notorious for ruining people’s lives. Everyone knows that panicking is not enjoyable. When we talk about handling anxiety, we often use words like ‘escape from’ or ‘fight against’ as if it is our enemy.

If anxiety is entirely negative to humans, it would be hard to explain why it endures in years of evolution, nor why does it exist in the first place. The question is — what is the point of anxiety?

Put simply, anxiety is a signal of ‘something may be going wrong’. Think about it: every time you feel fearful or worried, something had gone…


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