PEOPLE WITH ANTICIPATORY ANXIETY, GENERALIZE ANXIETY, EVEN OBSESSIVENESS, UNKNOWINGLY HAVE DEVELOPED MAGICAL THINKING. THEY HAVE COME TO ACCEPT, AND QUIETLY TAKE PRIDE IN THE FACT THAT, THEIR WORRIES, THEIR HYPERVIGILANCE, THEIR PRAYERS, AND THEIR LIST MAKING, ARE PREVENTING (or at least minimizing) BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING TO THEMSELVES, THEIR LOVED ONES, AND EVEN PREVENTING BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING TO THE WORLD AROUND THEM.

People with these beliefs and behaviors actually see and worry about real world issues. The only problem is that they are trapped with deeper and broader worries, which they cannot just think about and be able let go, pray about and be able let go, or act on and be able to let go. CharlesContinue reading “PEOPLE WITH ANTICIPATORY ANXIETY, GENERALIZE ANXIETY, EVEN OBSESSIVENESS, UNKNOWINGLY HAVE DEVELOPED MAGICAL THINKING. THEY HAVE COME TO ACCEPT, AND QUIETLY TAKE PRIDE IN THE FACT THAT, THEIR WORRIES, THEIR HYPERVIGILANCE, THEIR PRAYERS, AND THEIR LIST MAKING, ARE PREVENTING (or at least minimizing) BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING TO THEMSELVES, THEIR LOVED ONES, AND EVEN PREVENTING BAD THINGS FROM HAPPENING TO THE WORLD AROUND THEM.”