Tag Archive for overcoming fear

The Addictive Power of Fear

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“Fear is a manipulative emotion that can trick us into living a boring life.” -Donald Miller I just returned from a week in Northern California, where I took my son for his college orientation. It was a few days of magic, watching the world unfold through the eyes of an 18 year old about to set off in life. We…

Unearthing Hidden Trauma and Beginning to Heal

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Life exposes both her beauty and her cruel underbelly to us at the moment of birth, as we take our first breath in and the umbilical cord is severed. As we exchange the life giving connection to our mother for the life force of oxygen, the universe whispers to us that this is an invitation to embark on a journey,…

Harness Fear On Your Behalf: Embracing Traumatic Anniversaries

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“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”  –Joseph Campbell On the heels of my post on fear last week, which resonated with a lot of people (thank you for all the emails and comments), it became quite clear that a lot of us allow fear to bully us into places beneath our truest selves. In honor…