It’s no secret that today’s society contributes to and feeds the development of anxiety in many of us. Some of the most common forms of anxiety result from over-immersing oneself with information and media.
Social media, online news, and the 24-hour cable news cycle mean that we are constantly bombarded with media that can inform us if consumed appropriately, but that can also easily overwhelm us. San Francisco-based psychiatrist Dr. Krishan Abeyatunge cites the avalanche of media headlines as an example, explaining that if you are constantly consuming news about everything that is wrong with the world, it can generate a level of existential dread. [Read more…] about Tips for Dealing with Anxiety