Coping with “High Functioning Anxiety”

Sheritta Bitikofer Author Blog

I want to make it clear that these are NOT my words. I am sharing this from The Mighty.com article that I just read.

Without going into too much detail about myself, I found that this article hit me spot-on and possibly explains why I crank out novels like a freakin’ printing press sometimes and stay busy with my stories and creative mind. I hope someone out there reads this and begins to grasp what it means to have anxiety, but still function in society. And if you find yourself in this article like I did, rest assured that you are not alone in your suffering. Go to The Mighty.com and search for articles to help you cope. I’m going to do that right after posting this.


“High-functioning anxiety looks like…

Achievement. Busyness. Perfectionism.

When it sneaks out, it transforms into nervous habits. Nail biting. Foot tapping. Running my fingers…

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