Posts Tagged‘Fear’

Past the Point of No Return

My first “I’ve passed the point of no return” moment was April 2, 1995. It was the day of my first daughter’s birth. It was also the shortest day of the year, the day we lost the hour we gained in the fall the year before. That day. It was also the era where insurance paid for only 24–48 hours in the hospital to bring a life into the world safely and then recover. Yep… . My water broke at 4 a.m. My husband leapt out of bed like the house was on fire, then disappeared for 10 minutes and returned…

3 Subtle Signs That Fear is in Charge of Your Life Again Dammit…

Today’s post is about the silly, subtle tricks of the ego that keep us from moving beyond our fear. As we awaken, we start feeling like we have it more together, yet many times, we find ourselves still avoiding our aliveness. I have lived in this mode for many years—I am an expert in self-sabotage—maybe my experience with this can help you. I call these “tricks of the lesser self to stay safe and stuck.” Remember, most of us will choose safe, stuck, and unhappy over wonderful, new, and happy. It’s what we’ve practiced well, and it’s what many others are doing. It’s hard to face our own fears, much less the scrutiny of “everyone” who…