Anxiety is something that many people deal with every single day, and it can be a crippling vice to your overall mental health. It is estimated that nearly 20% of the U.S. population is confronted with an anxiety disorder each year, and those numbers have continued to rise higher and higher as we’ve had to deal with the COVID pandemic for the last two-plus years.
Unfortunately, many people tend to respond to “this is just normal life” when it comes to their anxiety, and refuse to make changes to improve their mental health. Thankfully, though, there are a few small tweaks that you can make in your life right now that can help with anxiety and boost your overall mental health.
- Eat Better and Get Your Nutrients – Doctors are quick to write a prescription for anti-anxiety and antidepressant medications. Yet, the number of people reporting anxiety and depression is at an all-time high. Why is that? Because we’re not a very healthy population. People aren’t eating their fruits and vegetables, and almost one in three are deficient in at least one vitamin.