Emotional group

Uncertainty

Dr. Bach distinguishes seven emotional groups which 38 Bach Flowers can be assigned to. The Bach Flower Groups categorize the states of character flaws which the Bach Flowers can help to overcome. The second group comprises feelings of uncertainty.

Inconstancy, irresolution, hesitancy and a low frustration tolerance are just some of the character traits in which uncertainty can be manifested. Thanks to the support of six Bach Flowers, the insecure and sometimes even shy personality picks up courage and self-confidence: N°5: CeratoN°12: GentianN°13: GorseN°17: Hornbeam, N°28: ScleranthusN°36: Wild Oat

N°5: Cerato

Cerato
Cerato - Empowering phrase

I am confident, my judgement is clear and I make my own decisions.

Cerato - Affirmation

Leave insecurity and fickleness behind and find confidence in your own intuition and decisive action.

The mind does not listen to the gut feeling but rather to other people’s opinion.
These blocked characters do not trust their intuition and question every single decision they make. Instead of relying on their judgement, they follow the advice of their fellow men. They are plagued by lingering doubts about their own knowledge.

Permanently doubting their own knowledge, these character types constantly worry about making wrong decisions. They do not have enough self-esteem to feel confident about their own judgement.

Even in the most unimportant matters, those concerned ask others for advice. In doing so, they are easily influenced by others and do not act according to their own convictions.

This is how the flower helps

The cerato strengthens the confidence in own decisions. The mind learns to listen to intuition and is no longer reliant on the reassurance of others.

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N°12: Gentian

Gentian
Gentian - Empowering phrase

I am relaxed, I believe and I am full of confidence.

Gentian - Affirmation

Leave a lack of enthusiasm and confidence behind and find a motivated and optimistic attitude.

Everything seems to be doomed to failure.

Persons concerned do not even want to try their luck to avoid being disappointed. This pessimistic attitude leads to them indeed failing quite often.

It is therefore not surprising that the people concerned have little trust in their own abilities.

Characters in this state of mind are easy to discourage. If they fall, they stay down instead of getting back on their feet again and looking ahead.  Their low frustration tolerance lets them walk through life with a negative attitude and always expect the worst.

This is how the flower helps

After a failure has been experienced, the Gentian helps the person concerned to gain new strength and the ability to carry on sanguinely. The attitude towards life becomes more optimistic. The future and personal abilities are assessed more positively than before.

 

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N°13: Gorse

Gorse
Gorse - Empowering phrase

I free myself from the dark and hold fresh hope.

Gorse - Affirmation

 Leave hopelessness and despair behind and find a light at the end of the tunnel and new vigour.

There seems to be no escaping the hopelessness.

Usually, the personality suffering from this state of mind has been unable to overcome a crisis or illness even after many attempts at a solution or a long period of time. At some point, the person concerned gives up and does not believe in a recovery any longer.

These character types feel a deep-rooted despair and hopelessness. They do not see a way out of their situation. Therefore, it does not seem worthwhile to keep on fighting, accept help of others or hope for recovery.

Those concerned feel exhausted, tired and weak.

This is how the flower helps

The gorse helps to find new hope and to be confident that the recovery is imminent. The person starts to believe again that every cloud has a silver lining.

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N°17: Hornbeam

Hornbeam
Hornbeam - Empowering phrase

I feel fresh, I am full of energy and ready to take on the day.

Hornbeam - Affirmation

Leave an exhausting standstill behind and find new swing and vigour.

When vigor is called for, tiredness gains the upper hand.

Even thinking of the project to embark on makes the person concerned feel exhausted and feeble. This happens not only when facing extraordinary challenges, but also in the case of daily routine.

Quite often, the duties to be executed are perceived as stressful beforehand and are mentally exaggerated to such an extent that they seem hardly manageable. Therefore, a feeling of overextension and paralysis arises. After everything has been accomplished, the person realizes that the task had actually been quite easy.

This is how the flower helps

Thanks to the hornbeam, the own strength is no longer questioned constantly. Duties are tackled dynamically and without doubting the own capability.

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N°28: Scleranthus

Scleranthus
Scleranthus - Empowering phrase

I am steadfast, balanced and ready to go forward.

Scleranthus - Affirmation

Leave frequent mood swings and the inability to make decisions behind and find deliberateness and clear targets.

Life is dominated by inconstancy, mercuriality and indecisiveness.

Characters in this condition find it hard to make decisions and to find out what they really want in life.

They are constantly afraid of making an unfavorable decision and thus lose the opportunity to choose a better option.

 

This shows in everyday life as well as in the case of far-reaching decisions and the big questions in life.

The character type in question changes his opinion incessantly and is capricious and erratic.

This is how the flower helps

The scleranthus helps to find balance and inner peace. A decision for one option is no longer perceived as a decision against something else. Eventually, the fear of missing out fades away.

 

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N°36: Wild Oat

Wild Oat
Wild Oat - Empowering phrase

I have an objective, I have a vocation and I see the way.

Wild Oat - Affirmation

Leave the lack of plan and overview behind to find recognition, development and a use of your talents.

The own vocation is uncertain, personal talents are unrecognized.

This type of person does not perceive his strengths as such, even if he has certain talents and other people think of him as gifted.

If something comes easy to this lost person, he is easily bored and feels not challenged enough. But if he does not succeed in a given area straightaway, he is easily frustrated and thinks of himself as untalented.

These unsatisfactory experiences keep these characters from finding a special task in their lives in spite of their knowledge and abilities. They find self-fulfillment in no life journey.

This is how the flower helps

The wild oat fosters the percipience and finally the implementation of personal strengths. Thus, the personality can fulfill its life task.

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