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Wurkoutgurl Wurkoutgurl 36-40, F 10 Answers Oct 28, 2012 in Community

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It's amazing how these crazy brains of ours control our lives, if we let them. <br />
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Fear served a great purpose for survival, once upon a time, and still does to this day, in different ways. It's a can be a great motivator. Unfortunately, it can be a great obstacle to overcome. But you can think your way through the fear, and find what's really rational, but you have to do it.

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It is a huge obstacle to overcome. Slowly...slowly I am getting there. Thanks. =)

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Why is it?.....that is why your living a lifetime here right now.....to find out why and gain mastery over it...

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I'm hoping...this newfound goodness will overcome my fears....and introduce me to a level of comfort I have never felt...

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Don't hope...that indicates doubt...be sure...be convinced...have pure intent...command it to be so...

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I'm getting there...I really am. Healing takes time...

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You're pretty amazing Wurkoutgurl to me. Mom of the week to me!!! Remember when you walked through the fires and the flames. <br />
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Your brain can only handle so much stress and post stress it's hard to overcome. You can overcome anything from what I can tell over here! Practice some positive kinds of thinking everyday if possible.

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I remember my brother after Iraq had post-tramatic stress disorder it was pretty intense. Even super strong marines are affected.

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Thank you ....you are such a good friend! =) I appreciate your encouragment so much. Your kind words go a long way. =)

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I love your question and I have been thinking. I always say "when things are going great, look behind your shoulder".....I don't know if this is human nature or we are thinking negatively and conjure it to be....Thank you.

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No, thank you for you response. I tend to let myself get in the way of completely enjoying good things. My heart tends to prepare for the worst......I blame that on a very sad past.

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Wurkoutgurl, thanks for your reply. I am so sorry, for your past. I have read many of your questions and find you, very intelligent. I have read your page, and you seem like a nice lady. Please, keep enjoying the good things, to the fullest!.....You deserve it!

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How very sweet. Thank you so much. I am looking forward...and not back. Becoming a better me....which means allowing myself to be happy....to feel happy. =)

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Wow!.....Good for you.......I love you, for that!

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You are way to kind! I guess I had options...I could let it bring me down...or learn from it and be better from it. I choose the latter. Makes for a much better life...and makes me someone my kids can be proud of. And that is really what is most important to me. But...like tonight...I still have my moments of weakness...

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Workoutgurl, I've been thinking again. I am so happy to see you write this. Just know that we all, have our moments of weakness. That's just another ride, on the roller coaster of life and it seems to me, your eager to take it....In my life, I also face fear and insecurity but I have learned to confront and defeat, being a better person for it. I have so much enjoyed, our interaction tonight. I have added you, to my circle and would like to be your friend. I would love to follow your progress.....I want you to have a fantastic weekend and many good times!

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I wonder this as well. It's as if you're accustomed to things NOT going well and you feel like its just a matter of time. The longer things go well, though, the less you'll feel that way. Try to just live in the moment. ;)

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thank you for that. And that IS exactly why I feel this way...my past. It's frustrating.....I just want to feel the goodness....not be burdened with the what if's....

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I understand. I still have sense that the clock is ticking but I am moe at peace with it. In truth, you won't be happy forever. No one is. Adversity strengthens us and we are all subject to it. That is why we should revel in our joy and refuse to let anxiety about what MAY happen steal it from us. Or at least do the best we can. Lol.

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Very true! Thanks =)

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My pleasure. ;)

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Because things are usually temporary and are constantly changing.

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My heart is tired of temporary...I want this goodness forever...

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Never fails.

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Why can't it just let me be happy??

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Road blocks. We need to learn to go around them.

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How do I get around myself?

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Trust in yourself to start.

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You are sooo right! Isn't it sad that we can be so damaged by others from our past that we don't trust ourselves for our future.

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That's so true.

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