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When Matt was alive, I was too busy to think of anything other than his addiction. Saving him was my addiction. His death has pushed me into detox and now I'm trying to save myself. To feel needed and useful like I did when all my energy flowed toward his recovery. So here I am, the left behind trying to find a new path in life.
Remember, the word thought is not synonymous with the word truth. Your thoughts are not necessarily true or important and you don't have to take them so seriously. Think of them like passing clouds in the sky -- they come and they go. Your true self is the ever-present observer who watches your fear-based thoughts as they pass by.