"There’s been all these studies on artistic types: the painters, poets, and philosophers. Those people that feel, but deeply, they’ve started calling them ‘sensitive.’"
-Yoga instructor I met on plane to Milan in January as we discussed anxiety and depression. I asked her why life manifested itself in us in such an ugly form as night sweats, bathroom sobs, and stomach cramps.
How do you deal with it?
I monitor myself carefully. I keep an eye on when the cup is soon to overflow, so to speak. You?
Sometimes I can do that too. But when push comes to shove I’m in the bed eating half a bag of cookies and crying.