This is going to be a short post today.
I've learnt in my life that if you don't ask for what you want then you are not going to get it.
This applies to everything, not just material things.
If you are in a hurry and someone is in your way, ask them nicely to get out of your way. If you don't, they are going to be none the wiser about your anxiety.
The lesson for the day is ...