When You Can’t Say No

Many of my clients want to make changes to their lives and logically see all the reasons why they should change their jobs, relationships and social interactions.? However, the nearer they come to making the changes,? the greater the anxiety associated with it.? Panic or paralysis results.

There are many reasons for this inability to change – the fear of disappointing others, fear of success, fear of failure or the enormity of the responsibility that comes from leading your own life.? However, beliefs always underpin your presenting fears to change and must be uncovered if you are to really face what fuels your inaction.? Many of these are unconscious and require more than mere self-reflection and questioning.

Social Anxiety – What it is and what to do