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The Trouble With Sitting Still

The trouble with sitting still is that my mind won’t shut up. The feelings, the judgements, the fears, the expectations that I’ve been distracting myself from — all rush in once I stop doing. If I sit still, I risk being completely flooded by my ever chattering stream of consciousness — which can often be overwhelming, panicked, and depressive. I operate on the belief that taking action with solve my ever-present anxiety…