5 Ways Cutting Coffee Can Reduce Anxiety

Coffee is the world's favourite mood-altering drug. Not only is caffeine tasty, cheap, and socially-accepted, but people love how it makes them feel— focused, uplifted, and ready to take on the world! As a nation, we have a universal love affair with coffee. In fact, 80 percent of North Americans drink coffee daily. Although caffeine provides many mood-altering benefits, there are side effects that can affect your mental health— especially your anxiety levels. How Does Caffeine Affect Anxiety? Caffeine is a psychoactive drug that stimulates the central nervous system. It tricks our brain into releasing “happy hormones” (serotonin and dopamine), as well as stress hormones (adrenaline and nore





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