Over-responsibility Keeps anxiety alive by making you take on other people’s responsibility. It then proceeds to blame you for not having the capability and capacity to manage the responsibilities you have accepted.
What a beautiful story. This moved me in so many ways. So happy I came across this. best friend was always there for me during my anxiety and frustration, but my mind was clouded too often with the effects of alcohol rather than drugs like this story.
I think this works with non-clinically-diagnosed anxiety too: Anxiety loves moving in spirals. Once it sparks in your mind it is a bit tricky to control and it could lead into a never ending vicious cycle.
11 Untranslatable Words From Other Cultures Infographic - I adore this. I believe language shapes thought just as much as thought shapes language. I always think of untranslatable words as a glimpse into the most subtly unique aspects of other cultures.
This is one of my favorite quotes of all time. From philosopher Epicurus. Words to live by every day, once we have what we want it ceases to make us happy and we are on to wanting the next thing. Be grateful, appreciate, and you will be happy.