I feel you. That overwhelming emotion creeps in. You sense it building up, and you fear it will trap you.
Maybe it was your boss that asked to speak with you. Or that problematic relationship with a family member or coworker. Perhaps you compare yourself to others. Or you dared to stand out. You name it.
You dread this feeling. You start telling yourself that you shouldn’t feel this way since there is no reason for it. You know you did nothing wrong. You think it’s their issue, not yours, and you should be over it by now.
You feel powerless and frustrated. You desperately struggle against the unpleasantness and heaviness that hangs over you. Your sole intention is to bring yourself back to a better state of mind. …