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Scared And Anxious

Anxiety / Nervousness , Relocation / Move , Fear

DearJames,

My husband received a promotion at work, and we are about to move across the country. I am excited about this new adventure but also scared and anxious at the same time.

We have always had family around us that we could fall back on if we needed the support and I have never lived without my family close by.

In one way I am actually excited to get away from all of the drama, yet I am also scared of being alone. I am extremely shy and don't make friends easily.
I have social anxiety, generalized anxiety disorder, and panic attacks. I am being treated, but haven't quite found the right combination of meds to control my anxiety.

Do you have any advice or insight that could help me?

Anonymous

 

Dear Scared And Anxious

Know that each step along the path of life brings you closer to wholeness, oneness, and a greater acceptance of Self.

Often times in order for us to truly grow and evolve we have to be taken out of our "comfort" zone and placed in a position or circumstance that will force us to open ourselves up more fully.

There is beauty in all aspects of life and living when we allow it.

Science affirms the entire cosmos is in a constant state of effortless motion, growth, expansion, evolution, and change. We need only surrender ourselves to this same fundamental truth in order to receive its innate ease and wisdom.

With your known anxieties, you will certainly want to be mindful of achieving as much calm and balance as possible as you make this transition.
Be open to investigating alternative remedies, practices, doctors/practitioners, and the like both in your new local area as well as worldwide via the Internet.

That is not to say that those who have assisted you up to this point are not worthy of keeping or have not served you well, but rather that this is an opportunity to both seek out new and/or alternate remedies/possibilities while also affirming and/or moving beyond that which currently serves you.

See this move as a great adventure to rediscover yourself, as well as your new surroundings. There will be plenty of people to walk and talk and grow with, so work on allowing them in one-by-one, slowly and steadily.

In any given moment, should the experience feel overwhelming, simply stop and check-in with yourself. If you need to pull back, do so, however, don’t decline to engage new people, places, and things unnecessarily.

Eventually your anxieties will fall away, or at a minimum become far more manageable, as you find the right combination of remedies which may include western and/or holistic medication(s), therapies, nutritional/dietary adjustments, exercise, energy work and adjustments, etc.) while slowly opening yourself to all of these new life experiences.

And remember, fear is simply energy, a catalyst, an illusion, and only you can determine whether you utilize this energy to propel you forward or immobilize you from within.

Once you see it from this perspective, you will see it for the cosmic genius it is, as both its light and its shadow serve as an instrument of change.

Take each moment as it comes. Be open to new people, places, and things. Talk through any fear you may experience. See and interact with life from this new, more enlightened perspective.

Embrace the change that you are.

DearJames

 

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