I just FEEL like SOMETHINGS WRONG: What to do about it!Nov 15, 2023
Have you ever had that gut feeling that something's just not right? That moment when you're walking down the street or sitting in your room, and it suddenly hits you like a ton of bricks? That spine-chilling sense of dread that haunts you when you least expect it? Well, that's what we're delving into today, and trust me, it's more common than you might think.
But before we unravel this mystery, let me take you back a bit. Just a few days ago, I was right here, in this room. It was a quiet, peaceful evening, and I was in the zone, working away. But then it happened - that dreaded feeling of impending doom. Somethings wrong. I can feel it.
I couldn't shake it, no matter how hard I tried. It was like an unwelcome ghost lurking in the shadows of my mind. It wouldn't go away. It was urging me to figure out what's happening.
Somethings wrong. I can feel it.
My heart is beating. It's just that dreaded feeling of something being wrong. What's happening. It's our mind's way of sending us a cryptic message. But it's a trap.
This cryptic message often can't be cracked. Which keeps people stuck in this impending doom. It's like a mental background noise, a signal from your brain that doesn't always warrant a response. In fact, trying to react to it can sometimes lead you down a rabbit hole of unnecessary stress.
This feeling of dread can come out of nowhere. It's almost as if the brain wants you to find a problem when there's not really a problem. It's on high alert when it doesn't need to be.
This dread feeling is the worst.
As you've heard me, say before, if we cannot see an immediate threat, we are not going to react to it. I know this is easier said than done. But just because our body says there's a problem doesn't mean there's a problem. We can however evaluate, our life and possibly pinpoint a few different things.
And this is only to change a few aspects of our life. Are you feeling extra lonely lately? Have you stopped connecting with other people? How about low self-esteem? Have you felt like the effort you've been putting into life have not been working out the way that you thought. Are you feeling extra stressed about work, family, or other areas of your life? Are you finding yourself extra bored recently? You don't seem to want to be engaged in many things and the things you used to enjoy you're not enjoying anymore. Maybe it's a whole bout of uncertainty. we know life is very uncertain and often causes a feeling like something is just wrong.
I know we've been taught to trust our gut, but what our gut isn't accurate? If sometimes isn't because it's guided by perceptions.
So, what can you do when faced with that eerie, inexplicable sense of dread? Well, the answer may surprise you - sometimes, the best course of action is to let it be. Instead of trying to decode it, simply let it pass. Save your energy for addressing real, evident dangers and problems that you can see.
I've started adopting a "wait and see" approach when this feeling surfaces. I've found that most of the time, it fades away on its own, leaving me to focus on the things that truly matter.
I don't sit there and continually check when it's going to go away, because that makes it stay longer. Instead, responding as if we don't care is often the best method.
If I care about this feeling, it wants to stay. If I treat it like a false signal, it'll gradually fade.
Ultimately, here's the stich. This feeling like something is wrong comes to each person for different reasons. It could be a response to loads of anxiety someone has been feeling lately. Maybe, some poor experiences in someone's life. Either way, we have to teach the brain that you're safe and will only react when there is a problem.
So the next time this feeling happens, pretend you are an actor, and you have to convince the audience that you simply don't care about this. What would that look like? Would you be saying wow I love this feeling. I hope it lasts all day. Let me put my feet up and just enjoy this thing. I'll be so sad when this feeling goes away.
You don't even need to look for a problem. Instead, a problem needs to slap you in the face and be so obvious especially if you're feeling this dread day after day after day. Where has it proven to be accurate?
We are really good at making connections that aren't really connections. We are really good at making connections that aren't really connections. I had a bad feeling about something and something bad happened. False alarms false alarms. We are not falling for it anymore. What you are gonna do is live the life that you want to live exactly how you want to live it. If you're not doing that those are often the first steps because this dread feeling is gonna follow in those moments, when you were idol doing nothing.
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So when my brain says something bad is gonna happen where I just feel like somethings wrong, my responses. Yeah, totally, love it, this is so great. Thanks for the feeling.
Do you ever get this feeling of dread that just comes out of nowhere let me know down in the comments.
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