Show 125 Short Introduction to Grit

It starts with irritation. You try to do something, it doesn't work out. What do you do? For some of us, our anxiety, our phobias and panic attacks are our grit. It forces us to take action.

This is a short introduction to one kind of grit. The kind that makes you uncomfortable.

Please step away from the deep six. If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.

Resources Mentioned: 

Wil Wheaton's Medium article on having depression and generalized anxiety.
The Sassy Psychologist: Stop being an a**hole to yourself in The Suburban (Quebec,CA)

ESPN's Stephen A. Smith talks about what he knew about Coach Lue's condition in March 2018.

ESPN full interview with Kevin Love, where he talks not only about basketball but also about having panic attacks. The linked version starts at the point where he talks about panic attacks.

The Sassy Psychologist website where there are more articles about mental health and socialization issues.

The Anxy Magazine. Issue #1 was about anger. Issue #2 was about workaholism and #3 is about boundaries. 


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