You’d never think that anxiety could be a good thing, right?
If you’re like me, you probably get cold sweats when interviewing, or can feel your heart beat out of your chest whenever speaking in front of a large group of people, or generally just have that pit in your stomach. And I would say that 10 times out of 10, that’s a horrible feeling.
Well, this New York Magazine video explains that worrying is actually linked to higher intelligence. So basically, all that anxiety is making you smarter. You read that right—smarter.