How to Identify Where Your Self-Doubt Lies – Part 2, b

Here is the continuation of yesterday’s blog post.

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It can be hard to accept for some people, but where you are born makes a huge difference in how you view the world and your place and potential in it. If you are born on third base, you can still experience self-doubt if you have controlling parents who see only one way to succeed, such as following in the family business when you don’t want to. Most of the time, it is because you were born in a place without many opportunities, or you were born to parents who are poor while loving.

The sad fact is that most people do not escape the situation they were born into today. But that does not mean you can not. Due to lack of vision, most people only know what is inside their small portion of the world and do not have their eyes open to the possibilities out there for them.

Just by reading this, no matter what your situation is, you are getting your eyes opened to the possibilities in the world to escape your circumstances and make the most of your life in a way that makes you thrive. That is a great thing and can make so much difference.

Undiagnosed Anxiety

Anxiety can be a symptom of self-doubt, but it goes in a circle. Self-doubt can cause stress, and if you can find a way to address the anxiety, you may lessen the effects of your self-doubt. Many people who have fear describe it as a bad feeling of a million butterflies in their stomachs whenever they think of doing something that makes them uncomfortable.

Often, this feeling is so bad that the person suffers from panic attacks, debilitating. Some people do not get the panic attacks, but they do not push themselves beyond that feeling of butterflies that they experience as unpleasant. There is a theory that adrenaline individuals see this same feeling as positive, seeking it out. In contrast, a person with anxiety uses that same feeling to stop doing anything that causes that feeling. Interesting, is it?

If you suspect that you have anxiety, it can be hard even to get the help you need by going to your doctor and telling them about it because that also makes you anxious. You fear they will think you are silly. But you can get help with your anxiety by seeking help from your doctor.

Vitamin deficiencies cause some anxiety. Your doctor will likely perform some blood tests. They may recommend you see a psychiatrist who can prescribe medications to help you (at least temporarily) so that you can start experiencing success instead of being blocked from it.

It is essential not to allow this to cause you to stay stuck in your current patterns. The healthiest people seek help, and even if you do not want to take medications, there is help for you to overcome anxiety disorders naturally.

Established Patterns

Often people experience self-doubt only due to patterns they have established since childhood or in some place in adulthood that sent them down a destructive path of experiencing failure or even something traumatic.

For example, everything could have been going fine, then something traumatic happened like a car accident, a death in the family, and so forth. It may start leading you down a path of repeating harmful patterns or accepting that your life is just going to be full of failure, and you will not go anywhere. However, this is something you can overcome by changing your patterns.

The process requires that you are reflective enough to see the truth about yourself, your choices, your relationships, and more about your life. Then you will need to take decisive action that will help you start to experience success in your life that you can build on as you overcome your self-doubt and start believing in yourself. Even now, there are so many reasons that you should believe in yourself. Once you start realizing that, this part should be simple.

Tomorrow, the article is Reasons to Believe in Yourself. Be sure to come back.

Until tomorrow stay safe and keep the faith.

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