Until… they get a mysterious symptom that makes the fear of something actually wrong with them MUCH WORSE than getting the test.
This is how we run our lives.
Letting the fear dictate our actions, and not doing anything unless the fear is loud enough.
But, even for those of us who do ensure to keep up our check-ups, waiting for the results can trigger a bit of nervousness from time to time. It’s like a reverse lottery – and you hope you’re not the winner of the bad news or the dreaded ‘positive result – please come into the clinic for discussion’.
I’ve had these types of scenarios in the past, ranging from minor events to majorly concerning events (even if it turns out not to be a concern).
And it was an amazing training opportunity for my intuition. If I can come to a clear conclusion in myself… in the midst of the terror of potentially hearing bad news, then I can do it in almost any circumstance.
So… what do you do?
Here are my general steps, which I’ll explain further below: