7 Surprising Signs of High-Functioning Anxiety
“People with “high-functioning anxiety” are described as productive, perfectionistic overachievers who suffer from fear and extreme self-criticism below the surface (Morgan, 2017).”
When you struggle with high-functioning anxiety, this disparity between what you present to others on the outside, and what you struggle with on the inside can be challenging- and you might not even realize that anything is wrong because you are continuing to push through these symptoms that you might see as just part of who you are. High-functioning anxiety can manifest in many different ways, and in this episode I’m going to share 7 surprising signs of high-functioning anxiety that I’ve personally experienced and witnessed in my clients and students that YOU might be struggling with yourself and might not even have known were signs of HFA.
In this episode, you will learn:
- The day-to-day habits you engage in that can be a sign of high-functioning anxiety
- This ONE sign of perfectionism that you probably struggle with when making decisions
- Actionable tips to reflect upon these signs and how they are personally affecting you
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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