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HANDLE WITH CARE PT. 2 | New Answers for Anxiety

‘Greatness looks like madness until it finds its context.’

I came across this quote from Russel Brand after some more anxious adventures, and since anxiety is a complex matter to reckon with, reproaching it from a few angles seems worthwhile.

Here’s Part II on Handling Anxiety With Care.

Anxiety, besides all of its maddening aspects, can be(come) our friend. An annoying friend, admittedly, nonetheless with benefits.
It requires some mental reframing, and patience which - I know - is hard to come by when your riddled with a head full of racing-at-full-speed thoughts.

There is a light at the end of the anxious tunnel: Understanding its underpinnings, deconstructing our crazy, helps us to get us closer to reaping its benefits.

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TRUTH BE TOLD | Why honesty wins

In the midst of my usual scan of the print magazines this past weekend, a headline in the New York Times Magazine jumped out at me. Honesty Is Still in Style, an essay where the Chicago writer Lauren Viera describes how an unassuming sign above a currency exchange shop became the guiding principle in her life: 

“For whatever reason (...) — that sign (‘Honesty is still in style’) wove its way into my personal life, (..). It’s not nostalgia. It’s because the sign addressed a basic principle we seldom talk about: this idea that humans are expected to communicate truthfully with one another — and that said connection is not only desirable, it’s also stylish, a trend of an emotional ideal.”

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