If you are anxious about leaving the house or returning to the office after the pandemic, you could have anticipatory anxiety. Photo: Shutterstock
If you are anxious about leaving the house or returning to the office after the pandemic, you could have anticipatory anxiety. Photo: Shutterstock
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Anticipatory anxiety: what it is and how to overcome your fears, as cases rise with return to the office and going out after the pandemic

  • Thinking about aspects of life that are within your control, such as health, work or relationships, will give you a sense of optimism, an expert says
  • Breathwork, meditation and journaling, as well as adopting a dog, have helped a fashion executive whose anxiety grew while stuck alone in lockdown

If you are anxious about leaving the house or returning to the office after the pandemic, you could have anticipatory anxiety. Photo: Shutterstock
If you are anxious about leaving the house or returning to the office after the pandemic, you could have anticipatory anxiety. Photo: Shutterstock
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