4 thoughts on “What Causes Fear (and What to Do About It)

  • May 18, 2014 at 7:33 am

    I literally just had a conversation with a dear friend the other night about fear. I was talking about my attachments to certain people and things and how that has been detrimental to me. He said “Emi, do you know what attachment is? It is fear.”

    Fear is the greatest inhibitor of our potential and our inappropriate attachments can deprive us of this potential.


    • May 18, 2014 at 4:04 pm

      Wow -that’s amazing, Emi! Attachment and fear are showing themselves to be inseparable in my life too. Trying to convince them each to make new friends…. 😉

  • June 5, 2014 at 11:33 pm

    Attachment and fear- I never thought of that connection, but what you all are writing makes sense. I am looking for new friends and a new life partner. I find myself having fear of being alone in life as I get older. I may lose my parents, relatives, etc. Some of my old friends have changed, and went different ways. It’s time to move on I think.

    • June 6, 2014 at 12:24 pm

      Hi Babitti – it sounds like you are at a place in your life when contemplating connections can pave the way for some very satisfying shifts! I have found it so helpful to pay attention to what “makes sense” deep within – not necessarily even in my head, but in my gut and my heart. These inner connections feel like a road map to me, leading more towards experiences of the outer changes I desire most. Thanks for sharing your insights and for reading!


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