Life requires a lot of flexibility from us, and we get training in it each day, yet when we receive horrible news about the status of our health we often cope in surprising ways. Unexpected personal crisis that unfolds its net over us makes us feel stuck in the moment. Our life becomes overwhelming all of the sudden. Our previously important tasks and worries become trivial and distant.
People who have gone through such experience, mention that letting go of the things that feel overwhelming is needed and worthwhile doing, even if only for a short period of time. By sticking to the most necessary activity like our appointments at the doctor, logistics, and food preparation, we'll keep the energy needed for processing and adapting to the new reality. Our life is turned upside down in a split of a second. What-ifs, disbelief, denial, imagining that someone must have made a mistake, guilty feelings tapping in,…
Anita is a Counselor, Coach and the Author of the forthcoming book on personal empowerment 'Independent Bjorn'.