fear

3 Zen Teachings on Fear

Zen teachings on fear are also lessons about the ego. Teachers of this particular philosophical discipline say that if the ego were an engine, fear would be its fuel. They believe that there are really only three kinds of fear and that they’re…

7 Attitudes that Disguise Fear

Fear is one of the most disguised emotions. It can be difficult to attribute an exact cause for this behavior. An example would be “the fear of being afraid”. We frequently avoid admitting that we’re afraid since we believe our…

Susto: When the Spirit Leaves the Body

If we ask someone what susto is, they’ll most likely say that it’s a startled response, similar to shock.  Thus, when something scares us, it can shock us, causing us to jump out of fear. We’re talking about a sensation born…

Fear of Change: How do You Break Free?

If you have a fear of change, it can be tough. However, you are not suffering alone. It’s more common than you think and it happens for a reason. Fear of change can be useful in some situations but can…

The Fears that Make Us Invisible

In our childhood, we used to live virtually without fears, shame or worries. We trusted in ourselves and in our abilities. That’s why we shone. However, as we grew into adulthood, our self-confidence started to wane. To the point of us…

Positive Statements About Anger

It’s important to always have some positive statements about anger on hand to remind us of all the damage this emotion can cause. This doesn’t mean we should never get angry, because that’s impossible. However, it is possible to not let…

The Fear that Hides behind Untidiness

There are a whole set of fears that hide behind the clutter. Neglecting tidiness is much more than a lack of time or negligence. Our surroundings are actually a projection of our inner world. If this is true then our untidiness communicates…