Covid-related changes in our personalities could go some way to explaining the widespread decrease in wellbeing.
The fictional realm with its characters and situations provides me with a mechanism to cope with the challenges of the real world.
What if, while speaking, I stumble and mumble and everyone around me thinks that I can't even put one sentence together like a regular human being?
I used to be very conscious of my crooked teeth in school but my college's dramatics society helped me reinvent myself.
I was an introvert stuck amidst people who tried to bring me down.
All my skepticism, reservation and introversion appeared meaningless after a point. I was tired of being a rebel.
I am a fool for my silence. I am a fool for my words.