What Kind of Life is Worth Living?

How do you react when you hear that question? Do you stop, look within, and think about who you want to be, and what you want out of life?

Or do you get defensive, expecting another self-proclaimed expert to tell you how to fix your life?

My life’s not perfect.

I’d like to […]

How Do You Live With Fear?

Thought, Feeling, and Imagination Many of us live with patterns of thought and feeling that ignite our fears. These patterns begin with habitual thoughts that are negative. We think about how we’ve been hurt before, and we drift into fear and anger. We think about all the things that could go wrong with a situation, […]

Why Do People Use Fear to Influence You?

Fear and Influence

There are many therapies, techniques, and strategies that we can use to overcome fear.

But if we free ourselves from our big fears, and still have no sense of possibility, no place that we truly want to go to, what will we use our freedom for? Where will we end up going?


Is Society Based on Fear?

(There are real dangers in this world, and the emotion of fear can be a useful response to alert us to those dangers. Even then, we have to be willing to look at those fears, and see what action we need to take.

However, there are many fears that we carry with us which do […]

Running In Place, Going Nowhere

Safety Why does it seem so hard to change, even though we want it so much?

One of the reasons is that I hear a voice that says, “Play it safe.”

There’s nothing wrong with trying to be safe. There’s a part of me that’s always focused on keeping me safe. That’s its job. We […]