Anxiety from the Unknown
Does the unkown make you nervous or maybe make you feel anxious? This is a common response to feeling that you don’t know what will happen in the future, because you don’t have a sense of having control over the situation. As therapists, we often encourage people to develop coping skills to help them stay in the present moment, because what is the sense in worrying about something that may happen in the future when it may never happen? Here’s another approach, think of the unknown as adding spice to life. If we didn’t have suspense or spice, we wouldn’t have the greater appreciation for the many flavors of life.