Anyone who suffers from anxiety will be able to relate to these movies. They are good because of how they handle the subject. Anxiety is hard to deal with because it interferes with different aspects of life. It can make dealing with people harder. It can make getting simple errands done harder. Watching these movies might help you to see it differently. It might make you feel better if you see you’re not the only one who suffers.
- Movies can help people with anxiety focus their mind on something other than anxiety and often feature relatable characters
- The animated film “Inside Out” helps to explain emotions and give a different perspective to how sadness can help us
- Many movies, including The Perks of Being a Wallflower and Girl, Interrupted feature quirky, relatable characters
“Movies, whether it be a character or a circumstance in the plot we relate to, might somehow help us feel less alone in the midst of anxiety.”