Ahh, change. It scares me. Everytime. But lately I’m trying to cope with big changes more effectively so that I don’t have to deal with long periods of anxiety outbursts.
It’s understandable; it’s built into us as humans to be guarded when things change. And it is normal to be a little bit fearful of it. But I have experienced enough instances of small changes that have caused me heightened anxiety to know that I need to do something about it. A wise man once told me that you have to subvert your own expectations.
SPOILER ALERT, AVENGERS:ENDGAME
You know when Thor finally goes for the head and we all thought the movie was over in the first ten minutes? Impressive, right? You have to do this to yourself. If you are a naturally fearful or anxious person you are likely to believe that the worst case scenario will happen each and every time. But the thing to remember is- there’s just as much chance that the best case scenario could be the outcome. It can fall anywhere in between.
Wouldn’t you rather just accept that you can’t know? And until the change happens, you might as well enjoy right now. Worrying about it will NOT change anything. That we can be certain of. Remind yourself that whatever life throws at you, you can deal with it. And with that piece of magic sitting in the back pocket of your brain you can confidently enjoy the build up to your change!
And, let’s be honest, you’re very unlikely to end up entangled in the mess of the worst case scenario. Not when you have pym particles and portals on your side.
Sending hugs, Kiayah xxx