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Being Nervous, Explained by The Nerve of It

We have something to say and it is not always good. Yet, we couldn’t because we are nervous.

Well…I do have something to say. I have often felt nervous in numerous situations. There were times I get a writer’s block when I do feel nervous. I would be pressured to not be able to write something I like or want, or that I haven’t proof-read my work, or that people are judgmental. Perhaps as you read this, you could sympathize with me. At this moment as I am writing, I am nervous. I am using the thoughts of my insecurities and so on that drove myself into doing so now.

Nerve

NOUN 1. A whitish fibre or bundles of fibres in the body that transmits impulses of sensation to the brain or spinal cord, and impulses from these to the muscles and organs; 2. (one’s nerve or one’s nerves) One’s steadiness and courage in a demanding situation; 3. (nerves) Feelings of nervousness; 4. [mass noun] informal Impudence or audacity; 5. Botany  A prominent unbranched rib in a leaf, especially in the midrib of the leaf of a moss.

VERB Brace oneself mentally to face a demanding situation. Continue reading

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