The American Psychological Association describes anxiety as an emotion characterized
by feelings of tension, worried thoughts and physical changes like increased blood
pressure. People struggling with anxiety disorders often experience repetitive and
intrusive thoughts, constant fear and worrying, avoidance of certain situations, and
According to the National Institute of Health, 31% of U.S. adults will
experience an anxiety disorder in their lifetime. The Centers for Disease Control
and Prevention (CDC) cites 3 out of 10 people have experienced an increase in
anxiety symptoms as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.