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Anxiety as Time-Travel

I might never have seen such a terse and accurate depiction of the nature of the condition we might call “anxiety“.

The particulars of these graphics notwithstanding, this meme has expressive dimensions which are deeply pregnant with helpful meaning and profound, terse insight.

“Anxiety” means multi-shifting uncontrollably between differing states of constructed pseudo-realities which do not actually exist – – the manipulated past, an elusive present, and an imaginary, shape-shifting future:

After seeing this graphic, I will never, ever address the matter of “anxiety“ the same way again. “Anxiety“ is only “time travel”, ALL AT THE SAME TIME.

What a true simplification — this graphic is fucking brilliant!

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