I so relate to this. Thank you for sharing.
Here in New York City, our culture is very much go-go-go. We live by the music line: “Everyday I’m hustling.” It’s pretty much the way life is here.
To be busy is pretty much a cultural expectation. We must be doing something right if we’re busy. We’re aspiring; we’re succeeding; we’re making strides. Or, at least, that’s how it appears.
At times, we find our value in doing since we’re meeting the cultural expectation.
This is something that I have struggled with for a long time and I didn’t even realize it until I withdrew from the busyness.
During my battle with anxiety and panic attacks, my husband and I made a tough call and we decided that I would stop working. It was something we felt I had to do in order to heal and get well.
Despite the fact that I knew the decision would help me, it…
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