Where does anxiety come from?


Today’s power words from my Show Up! Journal free-write. I’ve been thinking a lot about the nervousness and anxiety that so many of us feel before we go on stage, embark on a new project, take up any new challenge, and sometimes meet new people or even go outside. Anxiety can be crippling, and yet, it can also be explained, dealt with, and conquered. I have a rule when I hesitate to start something new, especially if it sparks any anxiety. I give myself a count of 1 to 5 and then I get up and start something. I do some little thing that can make a difference. And that usually works.
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