How would it feel to have an extra tool in your arsenal to keep you from breaking good habits? Have you ever thought about the role fear can play when trying not to break a good habit? How would you like to have to put less willpower into keeping good habits?
Do you treat each fear the same way? Do you ever take your fear and turn it into passion? How would you feel if you found out the fear inside of you was meant to fuel you? What would it mean for your life if you could harness your fear for a good purpose?
How many times have you allowed fear to convince you of something? How many times have you been convinced you know the exact reason you are afraid of something? Have you ever questioned yourself to see if the thing you are afraid of is something different than what you think you are afraid of?
Today we are going to talk about self-doubt. How many times have you had a good idea that you proposed to one or two people only to have that idea not resonate with them? Have you ever had what you thought was a great idea that got no support from anyone else, so you just shelved it?
Today, let us talk about fear. Fear can be a debilitating emotion. There is one acronym of fear that says it is False Evidence Appearing Real. What if fear instead was Factual Evidence Appearing Relevant? How would that change how you handle fear? How would that change how you viewed fear?
Feeling misunderstood by someone, especially someone you love, is a terrible feeling. Feeling that someone you love understands you and does not or cannot experience authentic empathy for you is even worse. Read this article to find out why and what you can do about it.
You understand and experience authentic empathy for someone. You accept them for who and what they are. You accept that their words and actions come from the right place. You accept them. Naturally, this means you will keep them in your life – right?
When someone close to you continually says they understand you and you realize they do not or cannot give you authentic empathy, forgiveness is the best tool you can use to get over the pain and frustration this causes. I had to learn this lesson the hard way. I was dating a woman who would…
Let’s continue the focus on understanding and empathy and shift from an external view to an internal one. Rather than asking if people who understand you empathize with you, today I invite you to ask yourself a different question.
What if there were a simple way to figure out the actions you could do that would resonate with the other person? For many years, I struggled to find the right actions to show people that I understood them. Here is how I overcame that struggle.