• Miscellaneous

    Worth the worry

    I worry a lot. I either say “I’m worrying”, or people tell me I worry. The OED defines worry as: A troubled state of mind arising from the frets and cares of life; harassing anxiety or solicitude. I don’t think I was ever worried before I was 22. Sure I suffered short-term stress during my undergraduate degree maybe, but never felt worried for long periods of time. 3 years later it’s a different story completely, for me. Worry/stress/anxiety is different for everyone, so I’m not attempting to simplify it or talk about anyone else’s experiences apart from mine. Last year I suffered with worrying, to the point it was starting…