Wednesday, June 14, 2017

How To Defeat Fear

Fear says:

"My weapons are that I talk fast and get very close to your face.  This unnerves you and so you do whatever I say.  If you don't do what I tell you, I have no power."

Listen to fear.  Have respect for fear.
Even be convinced by fear.

But don't do what fear says to do.  Fear has no power.

(Pema Chodron)


  1. I once read on a t-shirt "behind every fear is a wish"

    1. and have always been unsure of that statement but it does give food for thought... the best way I've found to defeat a fear is to look it straight in the eye and ask what it wants...

    2. this idea by Pema Chodron has been really important to me just today. The idea that we don't have to do what we are convinced to do - because fear has no real power. It's just really hard to find the inner conviction to stand up to fear. These two pieces also match with my recent inner dillema. Sometimes my design wall solves not only art problems but life problems. xoxo


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