James Collier's Anxiety: Challenge By Another Name

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In James Collier story Anxiety: Challenge by Another Name he got the chance of a lifetime to go to Argentina for the summer and work on his friend’s dad’s cattle farm. He denied the trip and learned later from him and his guest that they had a great time. That is when he developed the first rule “do what makes you anxious, don’t do what makes you depressed. So, he has gotten pass the trip and now it is time for him to graduate and his teacher is pushing him to apply to graduate school, but he has other plans in mind. His gut is telling him become a writer but his teacher saying something else. So, he followed is gut and pursed writing. He began his career as a writer but had to start at the bottom. He would get nervous, when he had to interview…show more content…
I just need to do my best because my 400 or 500 keeping this school accredited. When I would go take my test first I would pray that everyone does good. Then go to my sit and tell myself I am going to just fine and no need to get nervous or upset. When they start the test put some candy in my mouth when I am testing it help keep me focus on the task at hand. Sometimes they had people like me taking three or four Sol’s in one semester. Like I had U.S. History Sol my first semester but I had Algebra 2, Chemistry and English sol’s all in one semester. So, for the whole second semester I was stressing. Took the English part 1 and part 2 then moved to Algebra 2 and then the next day a chemistry. I personally benefitted a lot from the experiences had when I took my SOL’s because it made me a stronger person. I can test now without getting so nervous to the point that I get sick or get a headache. The I learned no point to be afraid of something like a standardized test because I always ended up passing them with almost a five hundred. So, I was freaking out over nothing because, I knew in my heart I was going to pass anyways so why worry. I am glad I had the chance to take those, test because it has made me more prepared for test and for
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