More and more people are discovering the power of improv to help them overcome anxiety, that it’s OK to make mistakes, and in fact, life’s way more fun when you laugh and embrace them instead of striving for unattainable perfection.
If you’ve ever wanted a peek inside the Improv For Anxiety classes Cameron teaches at Second City, here’s a look courtesy of CTV. Click here to view.
Imperfect photo by Sally Smallwood
For ten years, I watched helplessly as Cameron spiralled downward into anxiety, agoraphobia, and depression. Just the thought of doing stuff outside his comfort zone made him physically ill – and everything was outside his comfort zone.
So how did he go from sick and scared to an improv ninja who now teaches others how to overcome anxiety?
Find out, in this funny and inspiring series of posts he wrote for his blog. If you’ve ever thought being anxious was a life sentence, this is for you:
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 1: Deciding To Change
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 2: Seeing A Therapist
How I Got Over My Anxiety Party 3: Meditation
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 4: Self-Help
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 5: Improv!
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 6: Facing Fear
How I Got Over My Anxiety Part 7: Accepting Myself As I Am Right Now