past experiences, conditioning, and deepest fears. The more we indulge in these negative thought patterns, the more they become reinforced and alter our beliefs.
It’s not all psychological though, as some part of this negative thought spiral is chemical, too. Our brains are primitively primed to ensure one thing above all else—our survival.
We are constantly scanning our environments, looking out for threats that could harm us. The brain keeps an eye out and is always ready for a fight.Read more on lifehack.org