Being True To You: Thoughtfully

The problem? We are many selves.  What to do?  Build your awareness of all the selves within you.  Each is part of you. When you know all that dwell within you better control the damage a hurt or angry or fearful self can do.  SOME FINAL WORDS Practice kindness by reading, liking, commenting or sharing this post.  Then Consider …

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Freedom? What Does It Mean?

What does freedom mean to you? What enslaves you today? All are not free or restrained in one way for another. Children are restrained, but hopefully not oppressed. Employees are restrained but have some choice. Old age has restrained me, and some days feels like oppression. Chronic illnesses and handicaps restrain. Nike and Oprah’s saying “Just …

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Finally: Published. Not Perfect But Good Enough

Does fear make you do things you regret? Keep you from doing things you want to do? ABOUT THE BOOK Defang Fear is information dense and offers many ways to pull fear’s teeth from your being. Learning a few of the exercises will rid you of the small fears that nip at you. Such fears are mosquito bites; annoying, …

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False Expectations Appearing Real – Tips to Defang Fear

Fear is a signal to be cautious.We are programmed to avoid pain and fear signals the possibility pain will visit.  Some theorists think all behavior stems from pleasure, pain,  or fear of pain. Unmet expectations create pain.  Being more realistic about what we expect of life or others reduces both hurt and fear of hurt. …

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