Flying trapeze. Firewalks. Trampoline. Skydiving. I’ve mastered the art of acting in the face of fear in situations where the evolutionary “fight or flight” response is working as designed: to warn me of situations that are actually a threat to my life and well-being. But this is different.
There is a palpable fear in the air. People are reeling. They are paralyzed with anxiety. You hear the call to move forward, to move on. But how? I’m sharing an intimate story to help you.
Everyone says to know your “why.” When it comes to your fears, the “why” is irrelevant. I’ll explain.
I’m sitting on a train, tensing in fear. So I’m digging it up and laying it out. Warning: this is raw and vulnerable.
I agreed to care for my three nephews over a long weekend. Now, I’m on a train and filled with fear about this adventure. How did I get here? It’s epic. This is part 1.
It’s the modern-day F-bomb: FEAR. We tend to speak about fear like it’s a virus that needs to be eradicated from the planet. We deem it acceptable for discussion only if we are talking about how to eliminate it. Otherwise, we are supposed to pretend it doesn’t exist. I’ve noticed that our culture tends to […]