John Mayer Opines About Anti-Anxiety Medication

checked in with fans on his Twitter (@johncmayer) earlier this morning, talking about anti-anxiety medication. The singer songwriter tells readers:

If you look at the staggering number of prescriptions written for anti-anxiety medication, you come to one of two conclusions. Either the level of anxiety in Americans is rising at an alarming rate, or the expectation for constant control of our consciousness is.

Point is, it’s hard to be emotionally placid all the time. Consciousness is a giant pain in the ass. It’s not a pony ride. This whole new expectation of endless bliss is so far off the mark. It’s lazy.

Whatever happened to coping? Standing in one’s self and asking truly “how do we get through this?” Separating real problems from ghosts.

Xanax. .05. Have em. Keep them on hand to plug the “what if?” loophole. But I just end up losing them in the washing machine.

Think about this: every animal lives under some other animal in the food chain. Except humans. Uncomfortable, so we made a bigger animal.

Clarification: many people do benefit greatly from meds. Just something crazy about the overall distribution. This means you, emo bands.

Wait, I have them too. I just took a giant dump all over my 12-tweet point. Nevermind. I need a Xanax now. ‘night!!

Shares His Michael Jackson Dream

July 12, 2009 – Before documenting his trip to In-N-Out Burger, discussed his dream about the late Michael Jackson on Twitter (@johncmayer) earlier today. The singer songwriter, who did an instrumental performance of ‘Human Nature’ at the King Of Pop’s memorial on Tuesday, writes:

I had a dream last night that young MJ was singing “Never Can Say Goodbye” in front of me. When I remembered the dream I had an insta-cry.

I swear, dreams dictate the emotional direction of my day on such a primal level.

John Mayer Honored To Be Part Of Michael Jackson Memorial Service

July 6, 2009 – John Mayer wrote on Twitter (@johncmayer) about being added to the Michael Jackson memorial at the Staples Center in Los Angeles tomorrow. The singer songwriter tells readers:

I’m honored to have been asked to play at MJ’s memorial service. I will be representing all of us who can’t be there.

Going to say goodbye from all us kids.

I also want you to know that I’m going not to “perform” but to contribute… Proud to be a musician.

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