Insecurity, Anxiety, Uncertainty…

Amethyst Champagne
5 min readOct 1, 2023
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Yes, you read that right.

Despite the persona I might give off in my writing, I often feel these unpleasant emotions.

Right now, it is one of those times. And not just in one aspect of my life. But in several of them. Which sucks and is overwhelming.

So, I’m writing this post to alleviate some of these emotions and hopefully to help at least one reader and/or writer in a similar circumstance.

Because despite how it feels, you are not alone.

My Life

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Is it me, or does everyone get this feeling that they’re coming up at a crossroads in their life at some point? Like something is growing, and it’s only a matter of time before something gives?

Well, I’ve been feeling this for months now, and the farther I go, the more anxiety and uncertainty build inside me.

Truthfully, I’d been feeling discontent with my life for a long time, but my trip to Texas last December peeled away a lot of things buried inside, so I could no longer ignore it.

Being away from my life for those two weeks opened my eyes and changed me. I realized I wanted more and better from my life than what I had.

Unfortunately, I’ve been stuck, unsure how to make these changes.

I don’t want a standard life, nor has that ever been in the cards for me. But I don’t know what to do right now, even after reading all these inspirational articles I see published.

But I am trying.

My Finances

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I feel like I can never fully relax when it comes to money.

I’m not wealthy, not even close, but it is a goal I have for myself. Just not working a typical 9–5 job that I hate. I don’t want to be like my parents.

It’s one reason I chose to be a book editor/content creator. I have never fit into any societal…



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