The thing about fear, is that it does a really great job.
It flies through our veins when it feels a threat, and skyrockets our adrenalin to maximum heights, essentially to prepare us for a potential death.
When we lived as Cavemen, and a saber tooth lion approached our tribal home, this fear allowed us to jump into action, grab our spears, and run at the poor thing head on to protect our loved ones.
But, today, when we have guns, weapons, and seriously advanced warning systems that can tell us to watch out for everything from cholesterol levels creeping higher to an intruder on our property, our fear feels a little confused. It has a very important job to do, you know – it protects you from getting hurt. With less and less to be alert about, fear gets a little lost. Instead of saving our lives, it channels fear channels the energy toward our sense of self.Read More