Is it normal to be scared all the time?
Today, we face different dangers, but our brains are still wired in much the same way. In other words, if you have anxiety, this is not a sign of weakness. Rather, it’s a sign that you’re fine-tuned to surviving danger in your environment – a trait that would have been vital further back in human history.
What happens when a father listens to his son’s slurred voice?
As Geno listened to his son’s slurred voice, he felt flooded with upsetting thoughts such as “What the heck is it now?” immediately followed by guilt for being so suspicious of his son. Geno’s son went on a 20-minute rant about how his former boss was a jerk and that he still can’t find another job.
What happens if you ignore the sadness in Your Life?
We don’t want to appear weak to others, or even to ourselves. Ignoring sadness leads to repression. It may also lead to depression. There is a difference between sadness and depression. Sadness you feel, depression may lead into numbness, intense sadness or a heaviness that cannot be easily coped with.
Is it bad to be sad all the time?
Sadness is one emotion of many. But it’s often the one most ignored. We don’t want to appear weak to others, or even to ourselves. Ignoring sadness leads to repression. It may also lead to depression. There is a difference between sadness and depression.
When does fear become a problem for a child?
If it’s a problem for your child or teen, then it’s a problem. When the fear seems to direct most of your child’s behaviour or the day to day life of the family (sleep, family outings, routines, going to school, friendships), it’s likely the fear has become too pushy and it’s time to pull things back. So how do we get rid of the fear?
Why do so many people run away from their fears?
Too many people believe that they must aggressively overcome their fears. Sometimes the fear is very wise and acts as a guardian in your life, protecting you from what you should avoid. Especially if you have already attempted to overcome the fear and it comes back repeatedly (my problem now]
What’s the worst thing about being afraid of something?
I’ve dealt with it personally, have treated a long list of anxious patients in my medical practice, and regularly help coaching clients navigate stressful, fear-provoking situations and transitions. One of the worst things about fear is that it’s scary.