Adrenaline and Anxiety: Is It Bad?
Exploring The Three Principles with Sarie Taylor
Things I used to think, feel and do before I saw what I see now!
I used to believe that my anxiety was a sign of something being wrong with me. The constant surge of adrenaline made me feel broken and I saw it as such a negative thing. This made it difficult for me to accept my anxiety and be present in the moment with it.
A significant aspect of experiencing any anxiety how I would now - most of the time - effortlessly accessing my own peace of mind, was realising that experiencing the adrenaline rush that creates our physical symptoms is not necessarily a 'bad' thing. They're not detrimental and not something to be feared. I've learned this with the understanding of The Three Principles that I now share with my clients, members and on my courses.
Rather, I now know that it is simply a result of innocently triggering an alarm within myself, which subsequently leads to the release of adrenaline. Although I may not always appreciate the physical symptoms associated with adrenaline, this does not mean that they are bad.
Here's what I mean by that:
Let's consider an individual who engages in activities like cliff diving or Parkour, where they leap from one building to another. These individuals actively pursue the sensation that comes with these daring adventures. They perceive it as a positive experience, one that brings them immense joy and excitement - a feeling that they make it their mission to seek out!
Although the physiological response in their bodies is exactly the same as anyone else's, their mindset and perspective set them apart. They see the feeling of the adrenaline rushing through them as enjoyable, exhilarating, and truly extraordinary!
These thrill seekers have the same physical process with adrenaline that many of us - me included for many years - feel is the worst thing in the world at the time.
The difference for them is their thinking. The difference for us is our thinking!
When we know the feeling is going to pass, and we become more comfortable in the discomfort by understanding what's really going on in our minds and bodies, we can then begin to accept that the feeling will pass, as it always always does.
We can all learn to respond differently to our thinking with an understanding of The Three Principles - if you're just beginning to dip your toe in the water of this amazing understanding that has changed so many of the lives of those I've shared it with, my 3 Day Mini Course would be a great place to start.
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Finding herself in a mental hospital for a month aged 22, her worst fears of going crazy had come true! Sarie truly believed she was broken for many years, and now sees that this was in part due to massively over complicating what it meant be a human being. After a long period of exploring and training as a psychotherapist, still burning out every 18 months for another ten years, Sarie finally found the answer, and now shares the surprising simplicity of it all to help others get the same relief.
Sarie has trained as a transactional analysis psychotherapist, as well as working and training in many other therapeutic disciplines, such as NLP, CBT, DBT and hypnotherapy. Sarie is also an author, celebrity coach and therapist, working with thousands of people a year, of all ages, all over the world. Her main aim is to help them really see the simplicity and beauty behind human nature, getting out of their heads and into their lives, being able to see that the inside out nature of life really is a gift. This removes limitations and stories they may hold about themselves, and as a result finding an ease and contentment in life they often never knew was possible.