Cure for Fear

Fear is an extension of the survival instinct, but most of what we fear has nothing to do with survival. What we are really afraid of is losing a piece of our identity, in the form of our ideas or stuff. When these are threatened, we become anxious and stressed and...

Fear and Ego

Fear isn’t all bad. The kind that warns of potential danger can be beneficial. However, fear concerned with protecting the ego robs our energy and evokes anxiety about preserving an image. Fueling concern about unwanted hypothetical outcomes not only feels bad,...

Knowing Thyself

Humans look, think, speak and act differently. This variety makes life more challenging, but it makes it more interesting, too. It’s not the diversity that creates disharmony and conflict, but fear of difference, comparison and the insecure need to feel right or...

Keep Your Cool

Whether consciously or not, most of us are experiencing an underlying fear that stems from our lack of understanding and control over COVID-19. The ultimate consequences to our health, society and finances are unknown. We cling to our opinions and beliefs informed by...

Use Fear Wisely

Fear can be a positive force in our lives when it steers us away from danger or harm. Uninvestigated fear leads to foolish decisions. It’s worth asking: What is our fear showing us? With Covid-19, it reminds us of the preciousness of life. It unequivocally...

Don’t Believe It

Obsessively engaging in fearful thinking takes us down the rabbit hole of doom and gloom. Though most of what we fear never comes to pass, we suffer from our ruminations. The world we experience is a construct of our own creation. We make our own misery or joy as we...