What does stage-fright mean to you?

Other people’s words – Part V

… it means not putting so much energy into making something go away. Anxieties like stage fright, at bottom, are a turning against the self. I think it’s much more fruitful to try to be on good terms with every side of one’s personality.

Stage fright: classical music’s dark secret
Daily Telegraph, 3 July 2014


Life is a stage sometimes, I think.

It sounds good, doesn’t it? — living without turning against yourself.

I’d like to thank my mother for alerting me to this article, and in particular this quote from it.


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I'm a nature-loving, tea-drinking blogger and writer, and I've had two novels for young adults published. You can find me at twentyonewordsblog.wordpress.com and www.rebeccaburton.com.

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