Why Worry?

The lost art of keeping calm in the age of anxiety.

Craig Axford
8 min readMay 4, 2024

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Photo by Christian Erfurt on Unsplash

Worry is a word fraught with meaning, little, if any of it positive. It implies a level of anxiety that goes beyond mere concern or awareness of an issue. While it does not exclude the possibility of empathy, it can produce a kind of paralysis that makes it difficult to apply it usefully.

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Craig Axford

M.A. in Environment and Management and undergraduate degrees in Anthropology & Environmental Studies. Living in Moab, Utah. A generalist, not a specialist.