Anxious people can become consumed with the helplessness they feel in a what-if world. In a what-if world, disasters wait around every corner.
Intense emotional expression can be accompanied by intense physical expression. By moving into the great outdoors, space is provided for that synergistic expression.
Your consistency in living a godly life is more important than a single past transgression. So, when you make a mistake, feel the anger, fear, or guilt, admit it, confess it, make amends, and move on — fast!