How Fear Can Be Our Friend…

Our fears can offer us a little wisdom, a bit of insight and a version of that most elusive thing, the truth.  – Karen Thompson Walker


We must not fear fear. Instead we must look at it differently. How might we do that? Take a peek at this 11 minute TED video by the author of the above quote What fear can teach us.

it’s a story

Karen exhorts us to look at our fears as stories. We create these stories, we are the main characters and we imagine the events vividly, just like an artist. Because the end isn’t quite known there’s even an element of mystery in our creations! By examining the storylines we will recognize that we get drawn to the most vivid and easy to imagine events. We ought to step back dispassionately and examine the plots more objectively. And when we do that our fears might reveal the gift that they are…

Daily Affirmation: Today I AM exploring my fears!

Recommendation: Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach

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