Lately, I’ve been thinking a lot about the role fear plays in its relationship to sickness. Studying ‘thought’ and its effects for a long time, I’ve made the connection between sickness, frightening expectations and anxiety filled thoughts some years ago, however, as with everything else in life, there is always more to learn!
The fact is, sickness intensifies or worsens when fear and distress are allowed to rule our minds.
All of us become ill at one time or another, maybe catch the flu, some of us have chronic ailments, others are mostly healthy but experience common afflictions ever so often. After all we are individuals and experience illness and pain individually. However, once we are distressed, we tend to assume the worst. We immediately fill our minds with negative anticipation; we don’t expect the best, we expect the worst.
And so, this fear will not only intensify our emotional mental state, it additionally builds up our anxiety of what’s to come. Unfortunately, this uneasy state of mind will certainly intensify our pain and suffering. Fear is a distorter of truth and a liar. Fear will prevent us from healing quickly.
Our thinking and feeling must change accordingly when health is desired. Letting go of unreasonable, fearful thinking and replacing them with thoughts of love, goodness, appreciation, well-being and knowing that the Allness of Good (God) has our back at all times, no matter how the situation looks at the moment.