A Short Catechesis Course for Overcoming Anxiety in 2019
Just about everyone experiences some anxiety from time to time. But today instead of saying we are ‘feeling anxious’ we say we are ‘stressed’ or ‘stressed out.’
It’s okay to feel ‘stressed out’ once in a while. Stress happens. In 1988 singer/songwriter Bobby McFerrin advised the world not to dwell on it. In his Grammy Award-winning song he said: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy.” Of course, that’s often easier said than done.
But while it is okay to feel stressed, apparently it’s no longer okay to say ‘I’m feeling anxious.’ And it’s really not okay to say ‘I’m experiencing some anxiety.’ This is because