I am not fearless. But I’d love to fear less. I dream of the day I can hang out–anxiety free– in a tiny (locked) airplane bathroom, buffeted by turbulence, while holding a tarantula. Um, okay, not really. One of my biggest fears is flying, but I don’t have to deal with that regularly. However, I can brew up a complex worry and fear stew made up of poisonous, self-defeating thoughts at any moment. Last week, when I was sick, drifting… Read more »

  “It is difficult, when faced with a situation you cannot control, to admit you can do nothing.” ~ Lemony Snicket, Horseradish: Bitter Truths You Can’t Avoid I am not on a plane, over the ocean.  It only looks that way.   Anxiety sucks. I don’t know what unleashes it first, the need for control or the lack of control.  It’s kind of a chicken/egg thing.  Either way, I know that control is a major factor in my anxiety. Take… Read more »