When I was eight years old, I started experiencing severe anxiety in the classroom. This usually occurred during any activity where I was asked to write.
My teacher would ask the class to write about what we did during the previous weekend—a pretty straightforward writing assignment. But for me, I was so worried that I couldn’t write the “correct” sentence, so I would go blank - unable to remember a single thing I did during the weekend. That’s when the panic would begin.Read More