Everything is Getting Out of Control

In those moments of feeling everything is getting too much or your nerves are ‪overwhelming‬.. Consider the following:

What is the Evidence?
- what evidence do I have to support my thoughts?

What Alternative views are there?
- How would someone else view this situation?

What thinking Error am I making?
- Am I over estimating the chances of disaster / failure?
- Am I personalising ie blaming myself for something which is not my fault?
- AmI focusing on the negative and ignoring my ‪strengths‬?
- Am I jumping to conclusions / trying to predict the future?

Your wonderful and helpful mind is “role playing” a situation that hasn’t and probably won’t occur.
Your mind is a solution creator basing its answers on a lot of “what ifs”.
What also happens is that instead of offering these ideas one at a time, it floods you with them all in one go.. Like having a surprise box burst open in front of you showering you with confetti.

The reaction is ‪‎overwhelm‬ of thoughts.

What matters is what’s happening to you Now.
Knowing that those feelings you experience Will go — they’re just exaggerated and not harmful.
- Notice what is happening in you body
- Stay in the present 
- Slow down but Keep Going..
- also be Kind to Yourself.

Be reassured, Your reaction can be unlearnt so you can take Control back over your “What Ifs”.

After all, “Life Is 4 Living”.

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