"Anxiety is, in fact, the human minds' alarm system, indicating that something is wrong, and usually the result of pent-up and unprocessed feelings," he added. "If they can't find a way of being expressed, the alarm system triggers, and it is usually not very pleasant for the person suffering with anxiety. Few people who suffer from anxiety will have much good to say about it, and will want to escape it.
He continued, "[Watching Friends] is about an experience of repair, of watching the characters in the show repeatedly having worries, which then get repaired and soothed, usually in the context of other relationships in their lives. Complex problems are made the focus of each episode, and then they are resolved within the relationships which are the essence of the shows. It is pure escapism - excellent, bring i0
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This article originally appeared on InStyle Australia.