to run or hide?

to run or hide?

Fear is inevitable in our lives. I mean, gravity fools us and lulls us into a false sense of security but cosmically, we are sitting on top of a rock spinning super fast around the sun, and the sun is in turn spinning super fast around the Milky Way galaxy, and the...
fear of failure

fear of failure

The longer I write and think about things the less fear of failure impacts my life. It is still there and springs up uninvited on occasion, but it does not have the power it once had. There are so many things that can get done and life can become so meaningful when...
dealing with anxiety

dealing with anxiety

What do you think? Is fear or anxiety a matter of feelings or thoughts? Yes, I know that it’s probably a mishmash of both, but if you had to pick one as the dominating force, which would it be? I will use my telepathic hat this morning and predict that you said...
the ‘who am I’ complex

the ‘who am I’ complex

Who am I? Who am I to think that anything I do will matter? Who am I to think that I can accomplish anything important? Who am I to believe I can make a dent of difference? And who put the silly idea in my head that I can become a writer or that anyone will ever want...
open book

open book

We wait for a special occasion or a corporate campaign to start talking about things that eat us up inside. Or maybe they don’t eat us up anymore but just weigh us down and distort our happiness. Why do we wait so long? Why are we not more open about who we are and...
before it comes

before it comes

There is a good chance you’re going to be frightened and scared again. It will happen again and again, and whatever form this takes and when it happens there is a way to prepare yourself to lesson its impact. Besides the cerebrum and the cerebellum that gives us the...