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How To Tackle Anxiety!

For as long as I can remember, I was always a ‘Straight-A’ student, which along with being a reason for my happiness was also a reason for my anxiety. I constantly pressured myself to always perform better than others. Coming second in class was never an option. This led me to overthink and create scenarios in my mind like “ What if I failed to come first in class? ” or I would think about being a disappointment to my family if I did not outperform all other students . This had a positive effect, that it kept me on my toes all the time and be the best in everything I did, but it rooted the seeds of anxiety and overthinking in my mind. As I grew up, studies were not the only thing that made me anxious, everything I cared about including my future, relationships, family, etc made me stressed. Because of the symptoms like nervousness, feeling worried, etc, I knew I had mild-to-moderate anxiety. I was not an anxious ball 24*7 , it was only during certain situations that I felt anx