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Anxiety in Millennials

Is change good for everyone?

Illustration: Liézel Els

Anxiety can range from mild − a surge of adrenaline before making an important speech − to severe, leaving its captives bedridden for days at a time, unable to cope with normal life. Anxiety is not a new phenomenon, neither is ignoring the cause. Which is what has led to the conflagration of anti-anxiety medication and renewed enthusiasm for mindfulness practices. As Generation Y become more desperate for a quick and permanent fix, the world of alternative medicine burgeons under the increasing demand.