Personal Narrative: Defining My Life

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Defining My Life
There is one thing in my life that has brought me down and built me up. Anxiety. Since the age of seven my mind began to think. I started learning about life, real life, and that is when a world of anxiety hit me. Death, the most I feared. Anything related to death sent me through a shock of panic. Cancer, Diseases, storms, driving, snow, sleeping, anything that could grant harm put my mind to worry. People suffer all different kinds of anxiety, undergoing different experiences, some more severe than others. My anxiety fell in the more severe category. My mind always on a constant shift had me worrying every second, every minute, and every hour of the day. I would think beyond the complexity of our imagination, things that
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Instead I am going to focus on the positive impacts anxiety displayed in my life.Not only has it brought me down but it has built me up. It has made me the strongest person I could be. I wouldn't be me without my anxiety. Anxiety has helped me realize the true meaning of life. Worrying about the impossible, and everyday activities is unavailing. All the duration I have spent worrying, I was killing myself. I perceived the realization that their is no need to agonize, even tho I still do, and I do it a lot, I have learned to live through it, and ponder past it. I have tried to free my mind for a long time praying that there will come a day that I never worry again. That is not verifiable. My anxiety will always take part in my life and I needed to learn how to live with it. It has stopped my from making bad decisions, easily being able to distinguish right from wrong, created a guilty conscience, perpetrating me to always tell the truth, and molded responsibility out of me. I am thankful for the strength anxiety has given me, and the ability to live life everyday while twisted up in all the worries life …show more content…
Counsellors do help, in such a way, yet they just don't get it, nobody does. Solely the people that go through it understand it. When told to “just get over it” or “stop worrying” it is precisely impossible, and that's what people can't grasp. Our minds don't function that way, they can't just move on, and forget about things. That is what is so infuriating. Therefore, I hope that someday I will be able to help people through the their anxiety, because I know how it feels, how hard it is, and have been able to work through it. I long the same for everybody else. I worry less and less everyday, and I don't easily compare to the same person I was ten years ago. I now know what life is all about. It's just about

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