Wrapping up 2021...

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Yep, very recently I read something that helped me stomach financial loss as well as other stress and anxiety.

I developed a lot of “pillars” I held onto that I identified myself with so strongly that any damage or event that contradicts them, had hurt me so much and drove me until a emotional panic.

The advice was, “take a step back and imagine if all of that pillar went away, would you still be alive and breathing?” And the answer usually is yes.

It helped me sleep better and focus on my work, and calm down when I have episodes.

Going forward I will try my best to manage my thought patterns and to avoid anxiety episodes, they happened too often this year, but I’m glad I might have a better tool now to help handle.

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