Saturday, July 16, 2011
MamaBlogger365 - Focus on What You Want Rather Than Your Fear By Julie Donley, RN ~ Success Expert & Author of Does Change Have To Be So H.A.R.D.?
"I have a new boss. With recent layoffs and downsizing, my boss gave up my area to a new director. My head is swimming with thoughts about how she will treat me, what she will expect. I'm nervous that she will find a way to get rid of me. I'm just so scared of what might happen with this new change."
All of us can relate to feelings of fear especially when they are born from thoughts about change that is out of our control.
This fear is created in your mind from thoughts that craft the worst case scenarios. Your imaginary center goes wild constructing dramatic stories about a potential - and often negative - outcome. There is no fact to the story; it's a fantasy. In choosing to give this thought process your attention, fear erupts within you as you anticipate this outcome becoming your future reality. Then you experience the "fight or flight" phenomenon and this physiological reaction makes it feel so real.
But it's not real. It's a story concocted in your mind. Your mind is playing tricks on you.
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