This article was originally published on Being Human


You may have heard news of an “anxiety epidemic” facing millennials or housing prices causing the ‘quarter life crisis,’ but are we really any more anxious than generations passed?

Anxiety is a hot topic in the media right now. Everyone seems to be sharing their stories from Sarah Wilson to Prince Harry in an attempt to break the stigma and encourage people to speak out and get help.

According to a recent headspace survey, 20% of adults have diagnosed mental health issues and 25% of young people have the symptoms of diagnosable anxiety or depression.

Being Human journalist Marina Trajkovich eats some avocado on toast whilst pondering the stresses of life, joins a protest, interviews a psychologist and talks anxiety over tea with an ex top model contestant.


Posted by:marinatrajkovich

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