The more life experiences I gather as the years go by, the more I realize how many of us are underneath the surface, very dominated by fear in many ways. For example, we might be dominated by fear of looking different, fear of being alone, fear of silence, fear of our lives ending early, fear […]
I can’t believe how many issues I’ve solved in my life just by learning how to sit and be mentally still. Meditation has taken me on so many journeys, but even just periodic quiet contemplation has resolved what felt like a subtle, nonspecific recurring fear of the future, and a feeling of being out of control, to a complete resolution.
I like to write about fear because so many of us are riddled with it in a myriad of different ways. Often we just push it aside or barely are aware that it’s there, lurking behind our actions. Here’s a quote I received in my email inbox from a newsletter recently that falls in this subject:
“Thinking about interior peace destroys interior peace. The patient who constantly feels his pulse is not getting any better.” — Hubert van Zeller
I’m a long-time sufferer of Generalized Anxiety Disorder As a result, I know how uncomfortable, agonizing, and threatening anxiety can be. I also know how tough it can be to deal with and combat. When I first started getting my most intense bouts of anxiety, I didn’t really know how to deal with it. I had […]