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How Can I Face Fear and Anxiety?

Fear and anxiety are the driving emotions behind hate and anger. Fear and anxiety are made worse by impatience, hurry, and ignorance.  by Michael Corthell Hurry Sickness or the Fear of Not Having Enough Time By definition, hurry sickness is “a behavior pattern characterized by continual rushing and anxiousness; an overwhelming and continual sense of urgency.” ''There is always a bit of fear where there is a bit of hurry. When you hurry to the train you are in fear that you may be left, and with that comes fear of other possibilities consequent on your being left. When you hurry to the party, to the meeting of a person by appointment, you are in fear of some ill or damage resulting from not being in time...''  - Prentice Mulford, ''Thoughts are Things'' (1889) As if that isn’t bad enough, it’s also defined as “A malaise in which a person feels chronically short of time, and so tends to perform every task faster and to get flustered when encou

[Behavior] Fear: A 'terrorable' waste of brain power...

  “Do one thing every day that scares you.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt Fear can be useful you know. It doesn't have to shut you down... it can wake you up too!

The Great and Powerful is...You

Courage doesn’t have to roar like a lion. Courage can be that small voice at the end of a difficult and trying day that simply says, ''I’ll try again tomorrow.'' Dorothy: Your Majesty, if you were king, you wouldn't be afraid of anything? Cowardly Lion: Not nobody! Not nohow! Tin Man: Not even a rhinoceros? Cowardly Lion: Imposerous! Dorothy: How about a hippopotamus? Cowardly Lion: Why, I'd thrash him from top to bottomus! Dorothy: Supposing you met an elephant? Cowardly Lion: I'd wrap him up in cellophane! Scarecrow: What if it were a brontosaurus? Cowardly Lion: I'd show him who was king of the forest!

Be the Lion

“Don’t you dare get discouraged. Don’t you dare believe that failure is permanent or insurmountable.”― Richelle E. Goodrich When we are loved by another that gives us strength, and loving another deeply gives us courage. “Encouragers turn mountains into molehills. Discouragers turn molehills into mountains.” ― Cathy Burnham Martin

about Courage

  “Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you that you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising that tempt you to believe your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to an end requires some of the same courage that a soldier needs. Peace has its victories, but it takes brave men and women to win them.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson