Arnold Siegel’s 7 Ideas for Staying Productive When You’re Dealing With Anxiety

Anxiety is a universal fact of life. We all feel it.

“We put pressure on ourselves to be successful,” says Arnold Siegel, contemporary American philosopher and founder of Autonomy and Life, “and we feel it from others too.”

Siegel literally wrote the book on sublimating anxiety in the service of a productive, self-actualized life.

Anxiety attack

Siegel has developed a philosophy of life for practical living. He directs his students in the following ways.

1. Take Responsibility for the Consequences of Your Actions

First, remember that the cavalry is not coming. The buck stops with each one of us; only we can take ultimate responsibility for our actions.…

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