The only thing that’s unusual about fear, really, is that people tend to feel alone with it. It’s as if everyone’s out there, doing their thing, feeling a little freaked out — and imagining that they’re the only person in the world who feels freaked out.
Nothing could be further from the truth.
The brutal reality is that “putting yourself out there” requires courage. Having a dream and GOING FOR IT takes guts of steel — and the only way to conquer fear is to make peace with it.
How do we do that?
First, by recognizing that fear is a “normal” and healthy part of the human experience. It also helps to gain some insight into WHY we feel afraid, so that we can understand and transcend it. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Mind,Body,Green.