She didn’t win; no one wins. It was like she struck a bargain. The bargain was this: Admit the anxiety as an essential part of yourself and in exchange the anxiety will be converted into energy, unstable but manageable. Stop with the self-flagellating and become yourself, with scars and tics.
Daniel Smith, Monkey Mind
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