Finding Balance in Anxiety: Navigating Productive Overthinking and Leveraging Work Performance

"Worry, Overthinking, and Anxiety: Finding the Balance"
Anxiety is a natural response to stress and potential threats, but striking the right balance is crucial.
Licensed clinical social worker Jeri Coast emphasizes that some anxiety is normal and beneficial, while excessive
 anxiety can be debilitating.
Psychologist Cheryl Carmin explains that productive overthinking involves problem-solving,
whereas unproductive overthinking leads to spinning wheels without progress.
At work, anxiety can be harnessed for improved performance, according to author and podcast host Morra Aarons-Mele. Understanding the spectrum of anxiety,
from clinical to motivating, presents an opportunity for growth and learning. Finding equilibrium becomes the key to managing anxiety effectively.

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