Why is it such small things create such great anxiety within me?
It is Sunday and here I sit just before heading out for what should be a fun evening with my daughter to watch Roller Derby, yet I’m filled with anxiety. I keep thinking, today I should have done something more productive. Maybe trying to get ahead of things for work or done some painting on the bathroom project I’ve not touched in the last few weeks due to the craziness of work and the kid’s sports activities. But after a long quarter end at work including working last weekend, I really wanted to just chill a bit today. Spend some time with my daughter watching our newest obsession – the show Fixer Upper (Chip & Joanna Gaines are adorable!) and reading a couple new books I’ve picked up.
But instead of relaxing and enjoying my chill-time I find myself starting to get a bit anxious thinking about the upcoming work week and all I need to get accomplished. I then make the mistake of checking my email/calendar to confirm my meetings for tomorrow (first one is at 7am – ugh!) Continue reading “Today’s Battle with Anxiety”