Fear is a natural response of our nervous system. It was built into us for survival. However, over your life, it may have overdeveloped. Unnecessary fear can be generated in your nervous system and body from negative thoughts and imagined scenarios. Our fear generating system can’t tell the difference between a real scenario and one we imagine. If you imagine a hurtful scenario your nervous system and body responds with creating fear as if it were a real situation. If you have a mind that imagines painful scenarios in uncontrolled ways, then you will have an uncontrolled amount of fear.
Fear isn’t the problem. Fear and anxiety are natural responses to what your mind is imagining. The problem is that your mind is creating too many fearful scenarios and thoughts.Continue reading
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Applying reasoning skills to overcoming fears is an uphill battle. That’s because the emotions we feel push us against accepting truthful reasoning. That’s because our fictional, or false beliefs often make us feel better emotionally.
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|#24: Fear and origins of the financial crisis|
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|#23: Dealing with financial fears|
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|#21: Fear Doctrine: The creation of anger and agression|
Fear is at the core of anger and aggression. Yet we become so busy with the strategy of control and the act of aggression we rarely see the cause. We can see the emotional dynamic at work whether we look at our internal thoughts, relationships or the macro relationships of countries.
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|#09: Fear of love and happiness|
It might be hard to believe that we fear love and happiness, but it is a real dynamic that happens in the mind. It is easier to understand if we consider the mind to be a living being with many different aspects. We are essentially killing off false self images of our personality.
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|#08: Fear and overcoming fear|
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