My math anxiety antidote: Turning negatives into positives (Math Immersion Month Day 17)

After a panic attack, I reflected on parallels between mathematical creativity and cognitive reframing, reminding myself that in math and in anxiety, you can always change the rules and flip your assumptions. Literally and figuratively, you can indeed turn negatives into positives.

Time breakdown

  • Video production time: 2 hours 17 min
    • Script writing/preparation: 19 min
    • Filming/setup: 57 min
    • Video editing: 46 min
    • Publishing: 15 min
  • Math study time: 3 hours 19 min
    • Practice problems: 2 hours min
    • General reading/research: 1 hour 19 min