Six Ways to Increase Tolerance for Uncertainty and Help Manage Your Anxiety by V. Maxwell
Six Ways to Increase Tolerance for Uncertainty and Help Manage Your Anxiety by Victoria Maxwell
…Psychology Today describes generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) as a “chronic state of severe worry and tension, often without provocation. Those with GAD regularly anticipate disaster, often worrying excessively about health, money, family, or work. Merely getting through the day brings on anxiety.”
Sounds comfy huh? Not.
Research tells us that people with GAD have difficulty tolerating uncertainty. In Anxiety Canada’s video, psychologist Dr. Melisa Robichaud, explains “intolerance of uncertainty means the person with GAD will worry about an imagined feared event as long as there is even the slightest risk of it happening.”