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Old 10-09-2012, 06:47 PM   #18
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Default Re: Anxiety/Depression

I think anxiety is related to perception and sensitivity.

I have pretty severe anxiety when it comes to certain things. I've gone through times (and still have times) when I have anxiety about everything.

It's just basically thinking of possibilities and worst-case scenarios... and since I have a vivid imagination, it overtakes me.

I think the way to defeat anxiety is to be active. I think anxiety is also excess energy. When you start shaking, have a panic attack, or faint, it's because you are trying to be normal. Look at Gilbert Gottfried who obviously has tons of excess anxious energy:

You can say he's always moving and rubbing his hands together. Sometimes, doing stuff like that can help anxiety. With a player like White, during the game anxiety wouldn't be a problem... it would be in real life.

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