Category Archive: Fear

Navigating People-Threats with Confidence

In nature the strong eat the weak. We live in a threatening world. Thankfully, no one is trying to eat you, at least literally. Threats happen when: Competitors gain a foothold with your… Continue reading

4 Ways to Be Present that Anyone Can Practice

People tend to choose ruminating on the past or worrying about the future over being present. Being present is being engaged in the moment. But how much should you think about the past… Continue reading

How to Answer the Voice in Your Head that Creates Things You Dread

Stress is self-inflicted. You might like to blame high prices or bad bosses, but stress is creating all our own crosses. Stress is made by voices in your head, not circumstances, people, or… Continue reading

The Advantage of Atychiphobia – the Fear of Failure

The fear of failure is called Atychiphobia by people who use big words to impress average people.  But anxiety isn’t always bad. The same people who made up atychiphobia made up eustress to… Continue reading

It’s Over – Now What

I heard people say they couldn’t wait for 2020 to be over. Sometimes I felt the same way. But it’s pathetic. 2020 is over. Things that were true last year are still true… Continue reading

How to Ride a Bike – Where Courage Comes From

Between theory and practice is anxiety. It’s comfortable learning about riding a bike, even exciting. But, getting on the seat for the first time takes courage. I asked several leaders, “How does one… Continue reading