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Anxiety Is a Superpower

Anxiety made me who I am. It’s made me empathetic to others because anxious people learn to quickly scan faces and body language, to read emotions.

You can’t see it on my face, but I’m almost barking with panic in the photo at the top of this piece.

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Shanna Peeples

Shanna Peeples

Newly minted Harvard Ed.L.D. | 2015 National Teacher of the Year | Author: Think Like Socrates | Otter enthusiast

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