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My neurologist said words I never thought I'd hear: "I know what's wrong with you."
This was at her office, in the middle of migraine talk. I had just pulled up my latest test results. I had just said I didn't understand why they were so much worse. I was working so hard to solve them.
"You have Generalized Anxiety Disorder."
I was 39 years old. I'd been told many things about migraines, but never this. In the months that followed, I looked online for helpful information but found nothing that spoke to my physical experience of stress, overthinking, and anxiety.
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A Guide to the Language of Beautiful Voyager
Overthinker = You think deeply about the world. A responsible researcher, you're seek answers. You've been told you "think too much." You're sensitive and empathic. Physical pain is a sign that thinking has become overthinking.
Vulnerability Hangover = The rush of regret you feel after sharing your weakness with others or the lingering awkwardness you feel after trying something new that revealed a hidden or surprising weakness.
Wondy-win = The daily wins that make us stronger. Wondy is short for wonderful.
Mapagize = When two people apologize at the same time because they are people pleasers.
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