You make some excellent points, Wyatt. Anxiety does indeed exist to help us cope. Unfortunately in my case, since I suffer from an anxiety disorder (OCD), if I were to let the negative feelings associated with the disorder (extreme anxiety, panic, etc.) “guide me”, I wouldn’t function very well. I suppose I could have titled this piece “The Perks of Too Much Anxiety”. Thanks for reading and your thoughtful comment!

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