Seeing and Being with the Anxiety Inquiry
The second type of inquiry we do is the Anxiety Inquiry, wherein we look for situations in life which repeatedly trigger feelings of fear, nervousness or anxiety. These might be in personal relationships, social situations, work or school environments, anywhere we can find a pattern of difficulty which persists and causes stress. Sometimes though, people suffer from a kind of “free-floating” anxiety, waking up feeling vaguely anxious, or finding themselves hyper-ventilating for no apparent reason and feeling a kind of panic which seemingly arises from nowhere. This type of general anxiety can also be a good subject for inquiry.