ON BEING COLUMN • Why Anxiety Is So Persuasive — and Pervasive

Why Anxiety Is So Persuasive — and Pervasive

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A Monthly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being
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So distracted are we by thoughts of what might happen, we cannot appreciate the circumstances here and now. We cannot move through the world in a constant state of self-generated fear.

Sharon Salzberg

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