anxiety |aŋˈzʌɪəti| noun (pl. anxieties) mass noun
1 - a feeling of worry, nervousness, or unease about something with an uncertain outcome: he felt a surge of anxiety count noun : anxieties about the moral decline of today’s youth.
• Psychiatry a nervous disorder marked by excessive uneasiness and apprehension, typically with compulsive behaviour or panic attacks. as modifier : she suffered from anxiety attacks.
2 - with infinitive strong desire or concern to do something or for something to happen: the housekeeper’s eager anxiety to please.
ORIGIN early 16th cent.: from French anxiété or Latin anxietas, from anxius (see anxious) .
A lot of people say they are afraid of doing that thing they really would love doing. They dream about that life that could be, but never seem to be able to get the courage to do so.
Thing is, this is not fear. Fear comes from comes from an imminent threat or danger.
Anxiety happens when instead of doing something we think about possible (bad) outcomes of the thing we want to do.
One thing that a few know though is that your anxiety is a compass you can use to know what you should be doing. Your resistance tries to keep you away from doing things that threaten your inner status quo.
Fight your anxieties and face your dreams!