Dealing with career related anxiety

With India’s work culture getting more and more competitive nowadays it has become very common for individuals to feel stressed out about the drastic changes that will come in their lives once they enter adulthood. This can be most commonly noticed when students are made to choose a career of their choice. Considering how life-changing this decision is, it’s understandable for students to get anxious in such situations. This is enhanced even further if they haven’t yet decided what career they want to pursue in the future. Their mind starts to go on a downward spiral of negative  monologuing, asking a question like; “What If I don’t decide my path in time and get left behind?”,  “What if I waste my time on something that I turn out to be mediocre at?”, “What if my future Job won’t be satisfying enough economically?”.

Although all this is completely understandable at first, if you think that these things have started to take a toll on your mental health then maybe it’s an indicator that you’re suffering from Career  Anxiety.

Career Anxiety is related to Survival Anxiety which stems from the realization that, in order to survive, we must change and adapt to our new surroundings. If left unchecked, Career Anxiety can be incredibly taxing to a person’s mental health, potentially even leading to depression. Hence, as a  counter-measure against that, here is a list of a few ways in which you can efficiently deal with  Career Anxiety.


This one is by far the most professional way of dealing with Career Anxiety and is almost guaranteed to give you positive results. A professional counsellor knows how to find out where your anxiety is stemming from and will use multiple tools and techniques to help you get rid of your self-doubt and find the field in which you will prevail. Logyify India offers both online and offline counselling sessions at very affordable prices on its official website. The aim of counselling is not only for treating mental issues, but also to provide the maximum level of satisfaction and happiness in doing what the client loves the most. Go to to book your session now!


I can go on about this one forever. Exercising has been scientifically proven to be a great booster for not only your physical but also mental health. And the best thing is, you don’t even need any type of equipment to start exercising! Just going on 30 minutes long morning walks will make you feel better instantly. You can also start adding bodyweight exercises like Push-ups, pull-ups, etc. in your workout to make it more challenging. If all this makes a noticeable positive impact in your life then might as well want to consider joining a gym as it will be a great way to work on your confidence too.

Positive Self Talk

A few self-reflection sessions can go a long way to form a healthy state of mind. Whenever you feel like your Career Anxiety is taking over, just take a deep breath and tell yourself some reassuring things like; “I’m worrying way too much about this, that won’t do me any good” or “I am confident in my abilities and I will overcome this challenge eventually”. This will act as a quick remedy to soothe your mind. Always remind yourself that your overthinking is connected to your anxiety issues.

If you ever feel like you are suffering from this problem, I just want to reassure you that you are not alone in this struggle. There are countless students out there who suffer from Career Anxiety because they lack proper guidance in their lives and at times, they don’t even get help or support from others. Whenever you feel like the pressure is making you feel uneasy, don’t hesitate to talk to your parents. They only want what’s best for you and will be more than willing to support you in resolving this issue. With some effort from your side and some support from your parent’s side, you will be able to overcome this in no time.

by Shashank Nath Mishra