Have Anxiety? 6 Ways to Get Ahead Without Losing Your Drive

Holly Ashby is a member of the Will Williams Meditation team, a group that helps people tackle stress and anxiety. Every month, Ashby lends MyDomaine readers advice on how to balance mental health with everyday stress. Here, Ashby gives us tips on achieving your career goals when you feel like anxiety is holding you back.

If you suffer from anxiety, one of the most important things you can do is practice self-care. By not placing yourself under too much pressure, and by giving yourself the chance to recover when you’re burned out, you can manage your symptoms. This can mean that you may have to put your career on pause at times—but what if you feel like anxiety is getting in the way of your ambitions?

If getting ahead in your career is one of your priorities, having to account for anxiety can be very frustrating. It may feel like you are at a disadvantage—that your dreams are out of reach—but that doesn’t have to be the case. Read six ways you can get ahead without compromising your well-being.

What actions do you take to lessen anxiety?