nervous or anxious - quotes and descriptions to inspire creative writing
Nervous or anxious feelings are there to protect you; yet all they are really asking you to do is check for traffic before you cross the road. It's a protective mechanism, traffic lights that turn green once you have done your due diligence.
I'm nervous or anxious when I'm about to do something big, and so these emotions have become markers for me to find my bravery, to go forwards, to tell myself that I am worthy of success and that by doing so I can bring goodness to others.
I'd be more concerned if you weren't anxious or nervous, because there is all the difference in the world between brave and foolhardy. You are brave, so you have these feelings. It's good. It makes you more reliable and solid.
Feeling nervous or anxious is an invitation to check in with myself, to have that moment of tuning into my emotions and finding the best way forwards. Often... well... always.... I live at the intersection of needing adventure and feeling shy... so at these times if I give the shy aspect of my personality a bit of nurture, the adventurous aspect can have its chance in on stage.