Fear of Getting Better
Tap-alongs • 13m
Some of you have mentioned that despite wanting nothing more than to feel better, there's fear of responsibility and expectations increasing if you were to suddenly be seen as fully functional and completely capable.
Will I have to work a job I don't like?
Will I suddenly have to live in a way that I don't want to?
Will people expect me to do more than I'm ready for?
Will I have to support myself financially?
In a way, being "sick" is familiar and comfortable in the sense that you can spend your entire day "healing" and focusing on eating and resting and know exactly when you'll do certain things and what things you'll avoid.
With enough time, this over-emphasis on healing starts to not feel so healing. You might notice yourself becoming fearful of not having complete control over your environment or what you eat. Anything new or foreign can start to feel scary. Just THINKING of the unknown can become paralyzing!
Yet, staying sick doesn't quite feel like the solution either.
Thus, the brain holds two opposing stories simultaneously: I want nothing more than to get better AND I'm scared of what getting better might require of me.
In order to let the body know it's safe to heal, use this sequence to honor the fear of getting better and plant more seeds in the direction of deeply desiring the health that you've been working towards.
After tapping, what do you notice in your body? Any sensations or shifts? Feel free to share below!
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