Befriending Fear

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Fear is a natural human response to perceived threats – we’ve been hard wired to protect ourselves since ancient times. In many areas of today’s modern world, though, we as humans are more protected from imminent harm and the body’s naturally programmed physiological response to stress (fight, flight, freeze)  is something we need to be aware […]

Respond vs React to Worry

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Being nervous and experiencing worry are a normal part of life – chronic worry, constant ‘what if’ thoughts, is something that will negatively affect your health if untreated.  #mindfulness proposes a healthy way to deal with worry is to respond vs react  – acknowledge, honor, accept we are nervous, worried, fearful, concerned; then take a […]