I battled my anxiety by making people laugh. Funnily enough, it works.
A comedy course helped me to reconnect with my inner child. Now I’m taking my show to the Edinburgh festival and using it to discuss sensitive subjects
To say that comedy “cured” my anxiety is perhaps an overstatement: I’m still living with it. But these days, I have come to view it as an exasperating recurring character in the film of my life, rather than the main antagonist that it used to be. My anxiety, in other words, is Jar Jar Binks.
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