Big A is so sneaky, it pretends to be your thoughts. It even talks in the first person singular “I”, just so you take what it says as true.
Not only that, it keeps you out of the Right Here, Right Now moment, which is where your body, actual reality, and potential to do something lies. … Thing is, most of us haven’t been brought up to be aware that Big A even exists. It sneaks in when you’re little, given voice by the fearful comments from adults around you, then fed by your own insecurities as you grow up. Before you know it, Big A is looming unseen at the back of your mind, drip feeding poisonous or paralysing thoughts into your unsuspecting mind. … More Getting past ‘Big A’ – Anxiety Gremlin