The #1 Thing That Gives Each Zodiac Sign Major Anxiety

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Do you ever feel like the world is crashing down on you? As if you have no control over what's happening to you? It's the worst feeling, isn't it?

Anxiety is something I've struggled with for most of my life. It impacts my life in a lot of ways, and it can be really difficult to fight it. Anxiety is also just one of those things that most people can't avoid, and that's because life can be so darn stressful sometimes.

People react in all kinds of ways when they get anxious. When I'm experiencing anxiety, I tend to get really paranoid and have a hard time making rational decisions on my own.

While some people know exactly what it is that makes them anxious and are able to manage it, a lot of us still struggle to identify what's making us so overwhelmed. If you can identify the root of your anxiety, this will bring you one step close to conquering it once and for all.

And if you think about astrology, every zodiac sign has their own traits, right? This also means that every sign has something different that makes them anxious. But what makes the zodiac signs anxious? 

If you want to take the next step in overcoming your anxiety, you'll want to know exactly what's causing it. And instead of relying on your horoscope for answers, here's an in-depth look at what gives you anxiety.

ARIES (Mar 21 - Apr 19)

You're a lively and vibrant individual, Aries. You want to be part of everything, even on days where you're not feeling so much like yourself. What you fail to realize is that life goes on, even without you there.

Not feeling like yourself but still putting yourself out there is the trigger to most of your anxious feelings. Trying to live up to your adventurous nature all the time is actually exhausting you. What you need to do is give yourself a break. Take some time to yourself to sit back with a cup of coffee and smell the roses. 


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TAURUS (Apr 20 - May 21)

You thrive on safety and security, both in terms of relationships and with yourself. When you feel like that stability is out of sync, this is what causes you to be anxious. For example, being late to work or not meeting a deadline.

Failing to be on time really stresses you out, because then you feel like you're not good enough. Anything that threatens the security in your life will overwhelm you, like upsetting a friend or a family member.

The best thing to do is remind yourself that no one is going to stay disappointed forever. Taurus, overthinking things will only add to the stress. So take a chill pill; everything will work out on its own. 


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GEMINI (May 22 - June 21)

You don't experience anxiety as much as some of the other zodiac signs. However, when you are feeling anxious, Gemini, it's probably because you're taking the little things in life too seriously.

You can become overly energetic and attached to something that's only temporary, which will eventually lead to disappointment. What you should do is meditate more and try to calm your mind. Learn to find the positives in life, the ones that are not temporary. 


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CANCER (June 22 - July 22)

There's nothing you love more than feeling safe, Cancer. If someone tries to invade your space, tries too hard to control you, or fails to give you your privacy, anxiety will come crashing right into you.

You don't like to draw too much attention to yourself. Public speaking, being the center of attention, or standing out in some way can all make you feel anxious. If you're serious about overcoming your anxiety, you need to refrain from putting so much stress on your emotions. If you need to be reassured that things do get better, there's nothing wrong with confiding in someone you trust. 


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LEO (July 23 - Aug 22)

You love being in control, Leo. Who doesn't? You love to set goals for yourself, and when something complicates you from reaching them, you become filled with anxiety. You always imagine things going your way, and panic when it doesn't work out that way.

Instead of trying to assert control over everything, it's time to cut yourself some slack. Unfortunately, we don't always get what we want. Once you learn to be okay with that, you'll stop freaking out when things don't go as you planned. Even if something doesn't go the way you imagined, that doesn't mean things won't work out. 


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VIRGO (August 23 - Sep 22)

You do the most overthinking out of all the signs, Virgo. This stems from your need to be a perfectionist at everything. When things don't go according to plan, you can't help but think about every possible consequence. You'll over-analyze all the different outcomes until you become restless.

If you think about it, you're really your own worst enemy. You overthink most decisions you make, making it hard for you to be 100 percent confident with your choices. You need to stop always assuming the worst and start telling yourself that everything is going to be okay. 


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LIBRA (Sep 22 - Oct 23)

There's nothing you value more than fairness and tranquility. You just want everyone to be happy, Libra, which can make you really indecisive at times. However, the biggest trigger to your anxiety is your habit of overthinking the pros and cons of situations instead of just going with the flow.

It's important that you realize that life isn't about having every day planned out. Take everything as it comes and your life will be a lot less complicated. 


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SCORPIO (Oct 23 - Nov 22)

Scorpios are ambitious by nature. On the other hand, you still like to have your quiet time. Not having enough time to enjoy your own company can lead to feelings of anxiety for you. You need your personal space so that you can recharge and be more connected with yourself and the world.

When people disrespect your boundaries, this can make you both angry and overwhelmed. Don't be afraid to confront people if you feel uncomfortable. Sometimes all it takes it a few words to make yourself clear. 


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SAGITTARIUS (Nov 23 - Dec 21)

One of the things people love most about Sagittarius is their spontaneous nature. Therefore, when you feel like you have to live up to someone else's standards or conform to society, this can stress you out big time. 

You hate being told how to act and behave. Trying to be consistent and meet deadlines can make you restless. While routine can help create balance in life, it's important that you also give yourself time to do things that excite you and make you feel alive. 


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CAPRICORN (Dec 22 - Jan 20)

Capricorn, you are actually the cause of your own anxiety. You're a workaholic, which means you're always putting way too much pressure on yourself and you set high expectations. If you fail to meet your own standards, you become irritated and anxious.

What you need to stop doing is thinking about all the "what ifs." If you don't start living in the present, you'll forget all the things that made you feel good and all the moments that made you genuinely happy. Time waits for no one, unfortunately. 


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AQUARIUS (Jan 21 - Feb 18)

You like to make things as less complicated for yourself as possible. You like to come up with your own methods and strategies for getting things done. If your routine falls apart, this can cause a lot of anxiety. 

Aquarius, there's a lot you try to get done in so little time, often forgetting to relax and take deep breaths. When things fall apart for you, you'll try so hard to get things back to how they were. Slow down! Sometimes there's no right or wrong way to do things. It's all about pacing yourself while also making time to rest and recharge. 


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PISCES (Feb 19 - Mar 20)

One of the first things that people notice about Pisces is their shyness. You're intelligent, witty, and creative. However, putting yourself out there for everyone to see makes you uneasy. Exposing yourself is the root of your anxiety. Big crowds, public speaking, talking to strangers — these are all things that can cause a lot of worry for you.

When you feel vulnerable, remember to breathe and don't let anyone scare you off. Interacting with others is just part of every day life, and you just need to keep telling yourself that. 


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