Posts tagged performance anxiety
Go Practice.. Your Self-Care

You can’t perform your best if all you’ve consumed is coffee, granola bars, and pizza for three days.

You can’t focus during your finals if you haven’t slept.

And for me, I am the most musical when I’m in a relaxed, flow state – not riddled with tension and anxiety.

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My Anxiety Story: Part 4 - The Healing Process

Every night before bed I would write down ten specific things that I was grateful for that day. Not general things that I’m always grateful for like my husband, my friends and family, and our home, but specific things like not having to wear makeup that day, a new candle, having leftovers for lunch, etc.

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My Anxiety Story: Part 2 - Coming to Grips with Anxiety

That initial anxiety attack was rough, but as I mentioned in Part 1, I thought it was a one-off thing. I felt SO much better after that concert was over that I thought it was a just an unusually intense bout of performance anxiety, and all would be well again.

Back at home in Kentucky, I couldn’t shake the feeling of nausea. I didn’t want to eat very much because I was afraid of getting sick again. This went on for weeks. I started dropping weight.

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