- Mike Mihalas, LCSW
Which is it: Stress, Worry, or Anxiety?
This article from the NY Times is a quick read ( < 10 min). The author explains in plain language the differences between stress, worry, and anxiety and offers tools to manage each. Below is a quote from the introductory paragraph and a link to read the entire piece.
"You probably experience worry, stress or anxiety at least once on any given day. Nearly 40 million people in the U.S. suffer from an anxiety disorder, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Three out of four Americans reported feeling stressed in the last month, a 2017 study found. But in one of these moments, if asked which you were experiencing — worry, stress or anxiety — would you know the difference?"