'I'm Turning 30 And Anxiety Is Ruining Me!'
Your most embarrassing flaws are what make you lovable.
A Street (1926) by Georgia O’Keeffe
This letter, which originally ran in The Awl on February 5, 2014, underscores the futility of trying to scold yourself into becoming a different person. The letter writer paints such an excruciatingly clear portrait of the agony he feels when he’s anxious. But his anxiety seems to arise in part from having “fundamental…