Are you creative, sensitive—
Take heart: you aren’t alone. I work with sensitive, creative people who’ve tried to get relief from anxiety, only to watch in despair as it returned.
If you’ve experienced this painful cycle, you’ll know the pull to do something, anything, to escape the pain. And it’s hard not to numb out by resorting to your favorite addictions when you feel:
Raw inside from harsh self-criticism, self-doubt, anxiety, and shame
Overwhelmed, feeling as if life is coming at you too fast
Exhausted, vulnerable to worried thoughts, and paralyzed by decisions— especially when your choices might upset someone else
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