If one was to think about what they would do if their car started playing up, it is unlikely that it would take long for their mind to come up with an answer. In this case, it would be pretty obvious what they would need to do.
It would be clear that they would need to take their car to a garage so that something could be done about it. There would be no need for them to get uncomfortable or to experience confusion.
Alternatively, if one was to think about what they would do if they felt unwell, an answer could soon enter their mind. It is going to be no mystery as to what they would need to do to feel better.
They may think about going to their doctor or they may think about taking something to take the pain away. Once again, they won’t need to worry too much about what is going on for them or to be filled with uncertainty.
A Very Different Scenario
However, if they were to think about what they would do if they were not in a good way emotionally, their mind could end up going blank. They may struggle to come up with a solution.
Still, one could believe that it doesn’t matter anyway as they are not experiencing any emotional problems at this time. As a result of this, there will be no need for them to think too much about this.
A The Right People
Now, one may have a lot of good people around them, meaning that these people would be there if anything happened to them. Thanks to this, they will be able to afford to overlook this question.
Even so, just because one does have good people around them, it doesn’t mean that they would be able to give one the assistance that they need if they did end up in a bad way. Most of these people could find that what one is going through is too much for them to handle.
Business as Usual
Due to the current state of their inner world, they will be able to put this question to one side and to carry on as normal. However, if this was to change, they might not have the time to look for answers.
They could end up being in such a bad way that it is essential for them to do something more or less straight away. This is not to say that one should live in fear of having inner problems; what it comes down to is that it is a good idea for them to have an understanding of what approach they would take.
A Key Part
After all, their inner world is a big part of who they are; it is not as though it is something that they can simply cast aside. Thus, if something does happen, they might not be able to function anymore.
So as it is an important part of who they are, it is naturally going to be a good idea for them to have a contingency plan in place. Ultimately, one cannot afford to be uneducated when it comes to this part of their being.
Of course, one could go to see their doctor if they end up in a bad way, which could be seen as the reason why they don’t need to look into what they would do. Someone out there is then going to solve what they are going through.
This approach might work, but then again, they could simply end up being put on drugs or sent to see a behavioural therapist. Going on drugs could cause them to feel numb and they may end up experiencing other symptoms, and changing their thoughts and behaviour might not get to the bottom of what they are going through.
At this point in time, the help that is available from mainstream society is often inadequate when it comes to emotional problems. It could be said that this partly comes down to the fact that it is part of human nature to avoid pain.
For many, many years, so many people avoided their emotional self, and this has caused this part to be overlooked. Therefore, as it has been neglected for so long, it is going to take a while for the system to provide the appropriate solutions.
Nevertheless, if someone does end up in a bad way, they are not going to be able to wait until things change. Fortunately, there is a lot of information online about what someone can do if they are in this position.
It will be essential for them to be curious, open-minded and teachable. And the good thing about this is that as their inner world is not in a bad way, they will be able to take their time.
Not only can this information prepare them for what may or may not happen in the future, it can also allow them to assist a friend or a family member if they were to end up in a bad way. Investing a small amount of their time each week into this area can save them a lot of trouble in the long run.
In addition to the information that can be found online, plenty of good therapists and healers can also be found.
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Oliver JR Cooper
Oliver JR Cooper
Author of 25 books, Transformational Writer, Teacher & Consultant.
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That which is contained within these articles is based on my own empirical understanding and is true for me at the time they were written. However, as I continue to grow, what I perceive as the truth will inevitably change and as a result of this - parts of these articles may not reflect my current outlook.