fear

Ergophobia: Fear of Work

There are hundreds of phobias, some better-known than others. One of these many phobias is called ergophobia. Ergophobia is a specific phobia. It is characterized by an irrational and excessive fear of work. 

When Fear Masquerades as Laziness

I’m sure that at some point in your life you’ve felt so lazy that you just couldn’t be bothered to meet up with your friends or go to a class that you had signed up for so enthusiastically. A part…

Agoraphobia: The Fear of Fear

A lot has been written and spoken about agoraphobia. Many times this disorder is mistakenly defined as “the fear of open spaces or spaces that are very crowded.” This is not entirely correct. Actually, agoraphobia is more than a fear…

4 Ways to Beat Stage Fright

It’s those paralyzing nerves that attack at the very worst moment. It takes over your mind and leaves it blank. What we’re talking about is stage fright, the uncontrollable fear that invades you when you’re in front of a big audience. It…

FOBU – The Fear of Breaking Up

When a relationship brings you more suffering than well-being, or when love simply runs out, the most logical thing to do is to end it and turn the page. Of course, it’s not always an easy task. Just the thought…

How Fear Feeds On Ignorance

Fear is a basic human emotion, with a very positive function in our lives. It is very much part of our survival toolkit. Although it’s not pleasant to experience it, its appearance is actually a sign of good mental health. As long…

The Art of beign a Coward

Do you know someone who could be defined as a coward? What are the reasons that you would describe them this way? Can you justify this belief? At work, in our family, or in our group of friends. . .we…