Why Your Need For Control Is Actually A Consequence Of Your Anxiety
Do you feel anxious and overwhelmed when things don’t go according to plan? Do you find yourself wanting to plan out every little detail, and feel uncomfortable letting go of control? Anxiety can result in behaviors such as feeling a need for control, especially in situations that provoke fear and anxiety. Whether it is controlling your environment, the people around you, or the way things are done… taking control can feel satisfying in the moment, but can ultimately result in relationship issues, problems at work, and more stress. In this episode, you’ll learn why your need for control is a consequence of anxiety, and what you can do about it.
In this episode, you will learn:
- The signs that your struggle with needing to be in control is a consequence of anxiety
- Is it OCD? Dispelling myths and setting the record straight
- Simple steps to help you start letting go of control in order to decrease anxiety
Calmly Coping is a self-improvement podcast for overthinkers who struggle with high-functioning anxiety to help you feel more calm, balanced, and confident.
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