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What Is Fear Of Losing Control
Letting go, psychT: Identify situations that are under your control and situations that are not. Work on things you can control and let go of things that cannot be controlled. Listen to your body and pay attention to your thoughts when symptoms exacerbate. Find a counselor to help you navigate through your symptoms and if there's a need consider medication. Live in the present, but not past or future. ...Read more
I would define fear as an insecure feeling, a feeling of impending doom! this is a sort of defense mechanism we developed that help us to survive. Fear helps us from falling "off the cliffs, " as we know the consequences; and help us survive. Children unknowingly, fall off, as ...Read more
Do Both: Up to about age two, we have no control of what we do or how we respond. The 'terrible' twos simply defines that us little people start to experience that how we respond can push mom's or dad's buttons--and that's really really cool. All of us are anal, fearful of losing control, it's simply a matter of degree. Far right--super anal, far left--no anal tone. Find the middle ground that's right 4u. ...Read more
Yes. Always will.: The stage you refer to is the final fear: dying. In the past month, I have celebrated the birth and life of two of my pts: elderly italian, proud women with a spark in their eyes. One is 101, the other ten years her senior! one of the giants in geriatric medicine (and colleague at hopkins) described aging as 'homeostenosis': all narrows & stiffens. Letting go is the only way of going on. Relax. ...Read more
See below: Identify things you can control and deal with that. Work on letting go and acceptance of things you cannot control. Psychotherapy might help you guide through the process. Identifying thoughts and situation that are leading to that fear will also be helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Let go of anxiety: Not knowing the child's age, it seems most reasonable to accept that you cannot live your child's life. You give them guidance as they grow up, be a good listener, and then let go (i suspect that this is a young adult at least in question). If it is really serious risk taking, suggesting some outside help (in a gentle nonjudgmental way) is your best bet. ...Read more
Key ? of the day!: Paradox of the 21st century: exponential unimaginable technological feats, juxtaposed with human behavior and values whose core threads are unravelling. Suggestions: think @ what is most important, what will enhance your life, what changes u must make within yourself (the only thing u can control) to get there, with no $. Relationships, water, a warm bed, a walk, work (any), awe of what we have. ...Read more
VRT for Phobias: Phobias and anxieties respond well to Virtual Reality Therapy(VRT). VRT is exposure therapy in a safe environment. The research suggests VRT is 90% effective. Seek out a therapist who uses VRT in your area. You can find providers through www.psious.com, www.limbix.com, or www.virtuallybetter.com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Give it up willingly: "your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, and though they are with you yet they belong not to you." gibran khalil gibran. If the process is very difficult, do not hesitate to seek therapy; what's better than to have someone intently focused on helping you feel better about stuff?! :))). ...Read more
Psychotherapy: Identify your thought processes and bodily sx. Even if you're not mad, your body still experiencing something. Find a mental health professional to help you through the process. Consider medication if there's a need. ...Read more
Get help: If you're asking this questions here, you might be bothered by what's happening to you. Have you seen a general practitioner to rule out anything medical? Find a psychologist who will help you with figuring out what's triggering your symptoms. You also might want to keep your options open with respect to seeing a psychiatrist and medication eval. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lose the control...: Fear of loss of control underlies all phobias, most anxiety or panic attacks, and limits one's potential as an ever-evolving human being. Learn relaxation technique that works for you that blocks the primitive 'flight respon'', then let rational win over irrational. Flying: the pilot will get u there. Bridges: it will hold up your car. Talking in front of audience: picture them naked. Lose & live. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I get over my irrational fear of losing control even when im not the one at risk, my elderly parent is?
Losing control: Is the "risk" one of actually losing control or just being afraid of losing control. Watching an elderly parent fail slowly over time does tend to make one very aware of control issues, as there is basically no control over this. Is your parent "afraid" or just you? At the heart of most of these control issues is a fear of death and disease that we usually don't want to think about. Talk about it. ...Read more
Loss of control: We all like to think we are competent individuals who are in control of ourselves and our lives. But for those who suffer from panic attacks, a very great fear is the loss of control while having an attack. This is a common dread, and it's something that should be addressed. Putting the fear to rest will go a long way towards reducing your anxiety and panicky feelings. ...Read more
Got of lexapro (escitalopram) and therapy a year ago struggling with my fear of dying. Found a lump in neck 3 weeks ago by vein now losing control. What do I do?
Fear of dying.: This is a bad situation for someone who has a fear of dying - finding something on your body that you now think is going to kill you. Chances are that it won't, but you should have this evaluated, just like anyone else would. Get this lump diagnosed properly and go through the proper treatment path, if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get in therapy...: Talk therapy can be so helpful with such concerns/fears ... Enjoy the process of discovering ways to experience life as a non threatening unfolding experience, rather than a scary experience if not controlled just right! again, therapy is a gentle, empowering and reassuring self discovery and growth process. Get in therapy. You'll be glad you did! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the most effective way to discipline my five year old? I feel as if I am completely losing control of my five year old daughter. She has always been pretty rambunctious, but lately it is getting to be a very big problem. I have always used time-
Clear, firm, calm: Most parents get into trouble because they become upset with the child and frantic. You should be trying to teach her how to control herself. You know what is good behavior and you are going to teach her how to behave well. Offer her approval when see does not and calm punishments like "times out" when you need to interrupt a behavior. Firmness, not anger. No spanking or anything like that. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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