Join me @ IBOtoolbox for free.
Martin Streather
Member Since: 11/18/2012
   

VERIFIED IBO CONTRIBUTOR!
performance / stats
Country: United Kingdom
Likes Received: 1725
Featured Member: 3 times
Associates: 821
Wall Posts: 1059
Comments Made: 5819
Press Releases: 149
Videos: 0
Phone: 07412828315
Skype:     martin.streather
profile visitor stats
TODAY: 129
THIS MONTH: 2511
TOTAL: 146306
are we ibo associates?
business links
recent videos
member advertising
active associates
Pat Deasy    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Doug Blomstrom    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Neil Kinch     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Whitney Jacqueline       
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Terri Pattio    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Vernon Wallis    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Lonnie Glosup    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Pastor Harley     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


James Randolph     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Chauncey Penfold    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Hachi Brahim    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Katarina Hofbaur    
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Robin Robinson     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Stephen Porter     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


Velma Joseph     
Last logged on: 7/20/2018


other ibo platforms



Martin Streather   My Press Releases

Why Won't the Fear Just Go Away?

Published on 7/13/2016
For additional information  Click Here

 

Avoiding Fears Keeps Them Going

The main reason why people have trouble overcoming phobias is because they rely on avoidance as a way of managing their fear. It's natural to want to avoid something that scares you - and if this really is dangerous, then avoidance is probably a very useful strategy. But avoidance isn't very useful I f your fear is out of proportion to the actual level of danger. In fact, avoidance prevents you from getting over your fear.

So, while avoidance will prevent you from feeling anxious in the short term, in the long run it reinforces the anxiety. If you always avoid the thing that scares you then it becomes very difficult for you to learn that it isn't as threatening or dangerous as you thought. It also prevents you from learning that if you face the feared object or situation your feelings of anxiety would decrease on their own - without you having to flee.
Sometimes other people's reactions also reinforce a phobia. Friends or relatives may help the phobic person to avoid facing the feared object or situation, and so prevent him or her from learning that the situation is not as scary as they think.

Not only does avoidance keep the anxiety going, it can make it even worse. When you think about it. Each time you avoid something, you are teaching yourself that there really is something to be afraid of. This can end up making you feel more anxious and you may start avoiding more situations, which can then increase the anxiety even further. It becomes a vicious circle - the more anxious you are, the more you avoid, and the more you avoid, the more anxious you get!

 

***********************************************

 

Thank you for taking the time to read this post. There are countless people all over the world suffering from depression and anxiety, some suffering from an overwhelming sense of loss or lack of fulfilment. Financial pressures, both short and long term, and fear a change in direction are of concern to many. If you have concerns about your work, business and financial future there are popular opportunities available that may be of interest to anyone who feels they need to make changes in this area of their lives.

 >>> Click here to find out more

 

                            Zukul

 

**************************************************************

Member Note: To comment on this PR, simply click reply on the owners main post below.
-  Copyright 2016 IBOsocial  -            Part of the IBOtoolbox family of sites.