This post was originally written for tinybuddha.com. You can find the original post here It’s 2004, and I awake in a student college in Melbourne, Australia. This comes as no surprise, because, at the time, I lived there. I groggily stagger to the shared bathroom on my floor, to perform my morning washing routine. There’s…
A claustrophobic attack, an unwrapped birthday present, and a cheesy idea to annoy my inner critic. Do we “have everything we need”?
I was intending to write the next part of the series about anxiety, but I accidentally wrote a story about a cake instead. I’m sorry. The Story About A Cake “Hello,” said the cake. “Have you ever met a talking cake before?”
Falling a long way while strapped to a German teaches us a lot about hiding anxiety. There’s no shame in being anxious, and no need to keep anxiety secret.
How an encounter with a terrifying ant sort-of helps to explain what anxiety is.
And what does it look like in real life?