Is anxiety becoming an epidemic in today's world?

Recently I was invited to speak on the topic of anxiety in today's world on the Jersey Girls Productions Gush Podcast.  Very often I am asked whether anxiety is more prevent in today's population or if we are just more aware of the existence of anxiety and its impact on our lives. With the race to be better, smarter and more efficient leading to increased expectations and the intolerance for failure, coupled with the increase of technology and social media, people today are facing higher levels of anxiety, worry and depression than ever before.  Take a listen: