“A Letter To Your Anxiety Presents Full Acceptance And Understanding.”
Remember how good it felt to write that break-up letter to your ex-girlfriend or boyfriend back in the day, outlining your feelings etc? Remember the release of suppressed emotions, the letting go of the heaviness you carried around, as well as the clarity and lessons you gained? Well, today is your day to tap into that kind of acceptance and understanding with your anxiety.
That’s right, I want you to write a full letter to your anxiety… Today!
I know the pain it has caused you, and how anxiety has prevented you from living life the way you wish. But understand this…
If you don’t make friends with your anxiety, you’ll suffer forever!
No exaggeration, forever! There isn’t some mystical energy that will come in and automatically shift your traumatic memories to make them pleasant. There is no magic wand that will be waved at you and allow you to feel inner peace in a moments time. The truth is, if you don’t change your relationship with your anxiety, you’ll stay lost in a world that could have been so different.
A letter to your anxiety should consist of:
- Telling your anxiety everything that you feel about it (be kind and considerate, anxiety is a reflection of the subconscious minds perceptions of the environment, and the wounded child within that’s gone through so much)
- How you’d like to begin accepting it fully and completely, rather than fight it away day after day
- How you believe the lessons anxiety is teaching you will make you a greater version of yourself soon
- How the world is a safe place to live in, and that exaggerated fear is strictly an illusion
- How you’re ready to transition towards inner peace, fully accepting that anxiety might be in the background during this transition
And anything else that comes to your mind.
We do what we do based around the feelings we want more of, and the feelings we want less of. We move towards pleasure and away from pain, but this pain you simply can’t avoid at the drop of a hat. This pain better known as anxiety can morph into different kinds of pain from the mental side, to the emotional, to the physical, spiritual, and energetic.
“Your only way out of this pain is to love that which you fear.”
Anxiety is a protective mechanism, a call to stay within the boundaries of life. Little does anxiety realize though, that there are no limits to a human being who’s reached total dissatisfaction over the addiction to suffering (here’s a good audiobook on YouTube for this, subscribe!). To this person who’s allowed anxiety to linger in the background of their mind rather than the forefront, a complete shift in consciousness has arrived.
Life begins to become more than about anxiety. This letter to your anxiety is the very tool to begin changing your emotional relationship to it. To open yourself up to the side of yourself that you’ve neglected to understand for so long. That side simply longs for understanding and guidance, rather than avoidance, neglect, and hate. Write the letter, you won’t regret it.