Tag: emotions

Chomping At The Bit: When Hidden Anxiety Is Written All Over Your Face

He called it “achievement anxiety” – that thing I suffered from. He was one of the most delusional assholes I ever dated, but he did get that right. Achievement Anxiety: the tension that underlies most moments of the day due to the core belief that in order to be valuable (and loved), one must accomplish a certain undefined number of things… Read more →

To Be or Not To Be…A Label

“A month on a boat does not a yachtie make,” he informed me. “If you want in, you gotta earn it!” An acquaintance of mine – a yacht captain – had responded to the title of my last post – half joking, half not. And fair enough – I’d never seriously label myself as something after only doing it for one… Read more →

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