I am so anxious this morning. I’m thinking it must be left over from yesterday. I work today and tomorrow. I’m going to breathe and try to. Be fully present. When I have anxiety, real anxiety, more than just an uncomfortable feeling, my mind starts searching for the source. I mentality page through the catalogue of what could or should be bothering me. There are always situations, past, present, or future, that might qualify. Sorting through these things confirms that I have valid reasons for concern and, if anything, increases the negative emotions and worry. Not helpful.

Being inside my head can be quite tedious and discouraging.

So, I will breathe and walk through this day. I think I’ll try to focus, instead, on things for which I am grateful.

Published by Sara Z

Writing is one of my passions. Most blog entries are relatively short articles regarding a wide variety of topics. I'm a middle-aged wife and mother of two adult sons. I've been a teacher, counselor, medical transcriptionist, student teacher supervisor, substitute teacher and retail clerk. Staying home now due to fibromyalgia. Seeking purpose.

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