Are You Anxious? What Are the Uses of Anxiety, if Any?

I am an anxious person. I like things to go well, especially social situations, and I put energy into trying to keep everyone around me comfortable. When that doesn’t work, I get anxious. Heck, I get anxious just thinking about all that. I’m a pro, like many of you I know, at imagining all the ways things can go wrong. And getting anxious about that.

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communications coach, author and speaker; fascinated by all things creative

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