13 Cartoons People With Anxiety Will Understand Instantly

Coping strategies for anxiety include rest, exercise, meditation, and limiting alcohol and caffeine, which can trigger panic attacks, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. They also suggest indulging in some humor. Which we just happen to have for you.

Most people suffer from irrational fears. But for the anxious, these turn into phobias.

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The anxious have many fears, such as fear of screwing up

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Persistent self-doubt is also a hallmark of anxiety

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The fact is, little things can set off an anxiety attack...

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...Like a comment about one's appearance

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No doubt about it, others can drive us to distraction...

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... And we feel anxious for perfectly sound reasons

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Even the non-anxious can suddenly dome down with a terrible case of apprehension

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The anxious often believe they have a dark cloud hanging over their head and that failure is imminent

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For the people with anxiety, even good news comes with a catch

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Every once in a while, the anxious get to say, "I told you so!"

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All in all, we anxious types would much prefer it if everyone and everything just went away

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