It's 4:13 again...
Anxiety wakes me up at 4:13 in the morning and reminds me of everything I have to do "in the morning." Anxiety keeps telling me my list of to-dos over and over again until suddenly it is "in the morning" and I have not yet gone back to sleep. Anxiety makes me want to weep when my alarm clock sounds, it makes me frazzled and shaky when my routine is thrown off. Anxiety makes my chest seize and my thoughts race when my phone rings or even so much as buzzes more than twice in a
There’s always a deadline to meet, bills to pay, people to talk to, errands to run, things that need fixing, schedules colliding, phones ringing, emails buzzing, it's enough to drive you crazy. On top of that there's always opinions to balance and emotions to process. Always. Every day. That’s true as a person, but also as a writer. Writer’s block is totally and completely a real thing. But it’s just a side effect of feeling pressured. My brain isn’t broken, and 'I'm never go