A Is for Anxiety: Academic Tips from a Student with Clinical Anxiety – Study Breaks


Even if college with GAD hasn’t been easy, in a way, my academics have been blessed by anxiety; I worry so much about getting things done that I have to start right away, and the fear of a bad grade pushes me to sacrifice other important realms of my life like sleep and socializing. You deserve a life where your academics don’t dictate your anxiety and your anxiety doesn’t dictate your academics. Walking, and any type of exercise for that matter, has been shown to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression, so it can help improve your clinical anxiety even when you’re not feeling completely overwhelmed by school.

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