Why working mums can be primed for anxiety

Part of the Kinderling Conversation for parents. Weekdays 12pm-1pm.

Tue 12 July 2016

16 mins

Any parent looking after small children knows it can be a big job. Add in full-time (or part-time) work and the pressure and stress goes up. If you’re already predisposed to anxiety, this can create the perfect conditions for panic attacks.

Karen Young, psychologist at Hey Sigmund, explains why anxiety can afflict working mums in particular, and what they can do about it.

For further reading, check out host Shevonne Hunt's personal and honest blog about how she manages her anxiety as a working mum.

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