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The Anxiety We Feel While Waiting For Something

The Anxiety We Feel While Waiting For Something

Mindfulness and meditation are effective strategies to still and center our thoughts and emotions but they do not seem to help much during a wait.

We feel anxious during the wait because that time is imposed on us, with us being unable to control anything. Waiting is also used by people to remind others about their power. That is why the ‘needy’ person in a relationship or even at the interview venue is kept waiting.

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