What To Do When Everything Feels Urgent: Coping With Hurry Sickness
As I was researching for this episode I discovered the phrase hurry sickness, which I honestly had never heard of before… but once I started reading about it I knew it was all too familiar. Hurry sickness is “characterized by chronic rushing and anxiousness and an overwhelming, persistent sense of urgency — even when there’s no need to be moving so fast.” If you’re somebody who is high-achieving with a Type A personality, you might be able to relate to this. The problem with hurry sickness is that it can result in chronic stress, anxiety, irritability, and negative impacts on your work and relationships. In this episode, we’ll dive more into hurry sickness and how you can cope when everything feels urgent.
In this episode, you will learn:
- My personal experiences with hurry sickness
- 6 signs of hurry sickness along with 6 consequences that can result from it
- 6 tips to help you cope when everything feels urgent
Sources & resources mentioned in episode:
6 Signs You’re Dealing With ‘Hurry Sickness’ (And What To Do About It): https://www.huffpost.com/entry/signs-of-hurry-sickness-how-to-deal_l_6081d78de4b0dff254039874
The 10 Symptoms Of “Hurry Sickness”: https://www.newgroundcounseling.com/blog/hurry-sickness
How to Manage Hurry Sickness: Causes, Effects, Treatment: https://www.masterclass.com/articles/hurry-sickness
Why Having High-Functioning Anxiety Leads To Burnout: https://becalmwithtati.com/high-functioning-anxiety-and-burnout/
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