1 in 5 of us are secretly battling anxiety. For World Mental Health Day, meditation expert Jody Shield reveals how to get a hold on your fears
Do you regularly wake up at 4am worrying about how you’ll ever get on the housing ladder? Or feel overwhelmed by work deadlines? Do you get a sinking dread after browsing Instagram, or a sense of panic that you’re not doing enough with your life compared to everyone else? According to meditation expert and Marie Claire Verified Influencer Jody Shield (who runs downloadable podcasts on dealing with anxiety) the demands of living in a highly stressful digital world are creating a global anxiety epidemic routed in fear.