Went to sleep at midnight, woke up at 1:47am. I’ve been wide awake since then and still haven’t been able to sit down and actually get some work done. This anxiety thing is seriously too much right now. I need it to go away. Today is going to be a long day.
Mental pain is less dramatic than physical pain, but it is more common and also more hard to bear. The frequent attempt to conceal mental pain increases the burden: it is easier to say “My tooth is aching” than to say “My heart is broken.
— C.S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain (via tamnasrca