Sucking it Up isn’t Serving Us.

2020 has thrust us out of our comfort zones and into a world of uncertainty, fear, and doubt. And yet, people with High Functioning Anxiety continue to pressure themselves to do better, be better, and improve.

When life gets out of control, we double down on hustling. We amp up our need to be in control by controlling our behavior and maybe even those around us. We don’t give ourselves a pass; we only engage in self-care in the hopes it will help our productivity; we don’t do all the things we need to feel better; we double down on all the unhealthy coping skills.

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