Most of the time this works for me too! When I'm anxious, it's like pulling teeth to make myself go and do whatever it is that's happening, but I almost always feel better for it, and like you said, it's a confidence builder! Glad that you went and proved to yourself that you are not going to let this anxiety boss you around
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"It is when we are most lost that we sometimes find our truest friends"
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT