Ships Are Safe In The Harbor But They Are Built To Sail The World
Many of us hold ourselves back from doing things that would enhance our lives because we’re afraid of embarrassment, shame, or failure. On the other hand, some people, especially those with bipolar disorder or borderline personality disorder, act impulsively in order to avoid the same very uncomfortable feelings. We all do this to some extent, and for most of us, mindfulness practice is one of the best antidotes, because it allows us to embrace our fears and take action that is in harmony with our personal values even while experiencing uncomfortable emotions. It also helps us to live with intentionality and a commitment to the cultivation of mastery.
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Berkelhammer, D. (2017). Ships Are Safe In The Harbor But They Are Built To Sail The World. Psych Central. Retrieved on December 14, 2017, from https://blogs.psychcentral.com/own-hands/2017/11/ships-are-safe-in-the-harbor-but-they-are-built-to-sail-the-world/