Monday, November 16, 2009

What Turns Your Tap On?

image from Brevity 26

Today I can feel my fear tap trickling on. This always happens when I have something coming up I don't wish to face. What turns yours on?

22 comments:

  1. DENTIST!!!!!!! hope your tap turns off soon.

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  2. mmm.... I hope whatever it is you have to face will go fine.... Monday's usually turn on the "hope tap" hoping for a great start to the week!!!

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  3. Oh.. I think we all go thru these phases... Where we dont want to face things... I like the image though!

    Dont worry.. you'll get thru it fine..

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  4. Jumping out of an airplane would turn my fear faucet on full blast....haha...:)

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  5. I have a fear of housework!!
    Hope you can turn that tap off - and just 'go with the flow'!!
    In answer to your question on op shopping in Boonah, I didn't get a chance to check out the town (next time I go I will), but I'm certain they would have one. There was a busy flea/vegetable market in full swing when I arrived, but as I drove out of town everyone was packing up :-( Next time I visit I'll do more research for you.
    Cheers, Karen

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  6. The same really, things you have to do but don't want to or a deadline etc. Let me know if there is something I can do to help turn the tap off, cheers Katherine

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  7. Things not going as i so carefully planned!

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  8. Ooh, hope everything is ok Simone! xoxo

    My fear tap - hmm everything! I have a panic disorder, stemming from some post traumatic stress I developed after getting really sick one year.

    My fear manifests itself in different ways every few months - but it's anything related to now being able to breathe (because I have a lung disease). At the moment, I hate being in lifts - which is very inconvenient because I work on the 22nd floor. I've somehow convinced myself that if I get stuck in one, I might run out of oxygen. No wonder I dislike going to work at the moment ;)

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  9. Oh dear...what can that be? I hope you will be okay! My fear tap is public speaking and presentations. I know I can do them but no matter how much experience I have, the butterflies get a-whirling and I visit the loo about 100 times with nerves and feel like I want to be sick...not fun. Before it happens I sometimes wonder if I can actually string a sentence together - I am so scared I loose my ability to talk!!! It is a relief when it is all over. Still, I realise it is also good for me to do this - to overcome my fears... so I try to seek out these opportunities from time to time! Crazy I know! I just wish it got a little easier!!! xxx

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  10. I feel your pain--today I have to drive in bad weather and I don't like it!
    I guess we'll have to take this in baby steps.

    Good Luck!!

    Melinda

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  11. tax returns,
    corporate discos,
    2 hours of washing up after last night's dinner party,
    paying my solicitor,
    unpacking my last 20 boxes of jumbled art equipment,
    all overdue........
    what are you dreading?

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  12. I have so many fears! Some are based in reality and many are unfounded!
    But my biggest fear is the thought of any harm/sadness coming into the life of loved ones.

    I'll keep you in my prayers as you face one of your fears. I do so hope it all works out for your good.
    All the best to you,
    Eileen

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  13. Taking a leap into the unknown turns mine on for sure. I'm such a careful and meticulous planner that it's hard for me to take risks. It's something I'm currently struggling with!

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  14. Hi Simone, your post today is just perfect. I will be facing my fear due to a major surgery this week. I also blogged about it to help ease my fear I guess. Thanks for sharing such a perfect word that I really must face.
    -marie

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  15. Hi Simmone,

    What an interesting post...hmmm, chaos and disorder turn my fear tap on.

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  16. I know what you are speaking of.
    I just found my poor little etsy shop go empty.
    I have neglected this creative outlet for too long. I am nervously trying to focus myself to make a switch in energy flow. It may be a good cleanse if this lights a flame under me, and gets me charging forward.

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  17. Hi love this thought provoking post, Im such a sensitive soul the thought I may have upset someone by not being sensitive to them! Sharon xxoo

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  18. HI Simone
    Hope whatever it is goes well for you. Mine is on this morning as we embark on a 1 week project implementation. Actually it should be on but i'm too tired.. haha... take care xx Julie

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  19. Hi everyone, thanks for your concerns, I have a day op next week and I am a little frightened that's all. I will get over it.

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  20. Getting on a scale at the doctor's office definitely turns on my fear tap!

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  21. going to the doctor or anything that can be financially costly like the dentist/doctor!

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