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Ask Annie: I’m in my late-forties and struggling with anxiety


by Annie Lavin
14th Apr 2023

In this installment of our Agony Aunt series, relationship coach Annie Lavin answers a reader who is struggling with anxiety in her late forties. What exactly is anxiety and how best to tackle it? Read on for the answers.

Dear Annie, I’m female in my late-forties and struggling with life. I feel anxiety shows up for me in all aspects of  it. It’s a constant and I feel like it’s taking me over. I feel anxiety at not being a good enough colleague, mother, partner, friend, it’s never ending. I try to tell myself I’m very capable and I am valued at work but it just doesn’t make any difference. All it takes is...

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