In episode 004 I explore the topic of anxiety and how it relates to the stories we tell ourselves. Many of us read into emails, text messages, or the absence of communication and assume the worst. We focus on what could happen or more importantly all the bad that could happen instead of what could go right.
When we feel we don’t have control, anxiety is a common response but the good news is there are things you can do to prevent it. When you find yourself talking negatively to yourself, repeating stories or narratives in your mind that makes you feel out of control remember two things:
Focus on what you have control over, and then ask yourself a couple of questions.
What do you know to be true? What is actually going on?