Many people say, “I’m struggling to find myself” or “figure out who I am.” The funny thing is, there’s nothing to find—there’s only something to create. Unfortunately, most people let their fears and beliefs stop them from choosing who they want to be.
If we let go of an object, it will drop to the floor. If we drop the object ten times, it will drop to the floor each of those ten times.
Nothing in the way we drop the object, nothing in the way we think about the way it falls, will change the fact that it falls. It’s a physical law. We can’t change gravity.
But most issues pertaining to fear are not scientific in the same way gravity is. Here we’re not interested in neurology or brain chemistry, although of course they play a role in fear. We’re more interested in the stories we have told ourselves and the possibility of changing them.
More than that, we’re interested in creating the tools necessary to move forward, in spite of existing fear, not necessarily in its absence. [Read more…]