Can you think of an emotion that stops people in their tracks? An emotion that makes people turn and run away? A feeling that people want to avoid so much that it causes them to not even attempt something?
I know people who won’t even start a relationship because of the fear that it will end. I know people who won’t change jobs because they fear the interview process. I know people who fear being wrong so they won’t make a decision. I know people who won’t step one foot out of bounds for fear of never getting back in bounds.
So the question becomes, why is fear so fearful? (more…)