Fearing the Future and Letting Go of the Past: Tools if You’re Stuck in Life

Fearing the Future … Am I what I fear while in this world?

We were courageous when we were kids. We would stick our hands in the fire, chew on the beetle bugs, and consume that dirt.

Over time, we discovered those things that we must not do through experience. Likewise,  from “parental voices”– those baseless worries passed down through the generations.

Later in life, we learned that fire burns, beetle bugs are “yucky” and dirt is not nutritious.

However, we likewise learned all of the things that our parents learned, including their phobias and fears.

Yes, and we integrated those lessons into our own “belief systems” and fearing the future.

Realize that fearing the future and these worries are of things that we were taught. Sure, and those things that we discovered on our own– in the past.

Fear is based on previous experiences and not on those things that we have not yet come across. The “worry of the unidentified” is doubt in the future based on the scenarios that we’ve encountered in the past.

Here’s another related article on: food for thought on how to let go of the past and move on: 

Considering that we are what we believe, we can change who we are by improving our belief systems.

To conquer your fears, you need to initially determine if the worry is based upon something discovered. I mean, through experience or taught to us by parental voices.

Since we don’t understand why we fear such things, fears that are taught or passed down to us can be more prominent. What I’m saying is than those we find out from personal experiences.

If we’re able to learn why such circumstances happened that triggered the fear, we can get rid of worries through logical thinking. However, if we do not know the basis, we won’t look even more since we fear what we “may” find.

Consider this spiritual metaphysical principle from A Course in Miracles:

  • “Lead us not into temptation” means: Recognize your errors and choose to abandon them by following your true inner Guide—your Teacher of the real You. 

They need to be removed if you don’t know why you fearing the future and have specific fears and can not justify them.

Baseless fears are unbelievable and develop an incorrect clog. Yes, and a factor to quit, surrender, and rest in a convenience zone.

Determine which worries are baseless and change them with useful experiences.

Try these words in meditation or prayer as I do to help you overcome your fears and phobias:

  • I see fear as the fuel for my success and take bold action in spite of fear. I feel powerful, capable, confident, energetic, and on top of the world. 

By the way if you’re not familiar with mindfulness meditation check this out here which has helped many.

Reasonable fears based upon actual experiences can be rationalized and dealt with.

These resolutions can then be incorporated into our lives to discover lessons and progress in life.

When we have the ability to define and diffuse our core fears, we can then rely on the fear of returning. Of course so, to our previous state or not succeeding in our life to drive us forward.

You can then create a strategy to reach your inner vision and concentrate on desires of success and satisfaction. I mean rather of concealing in the dark from the empty fears of our “adult voices.”

We also discovered all of the things that our parents found out, including their fears and worries, and incorporated those lessons into our own “belief systems.”

To overcome your worries and fearing the future is in your power.

Certainly, you must initially determine if the worry is based on something discovered through experience or taught to us by adult voices.

Worries that are taught or passed down to us can be more popular than those we discover from personal experiences due to the fact that we do not know why we fear such things.

We can get rid of fears through rational thinking if we’re able to find out why such situations occurred that caused the fear.

I also recommend a related article here: How to get over the aged-old question, “Why am I here”, and letting go of fearing future or regretting the past: 

To a life of happiness, 

James Nussbaumer

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