Do You Ever Get Tired of Being Afraid?

Do you ever get tired of being afraid? Holding on because you're afraid? Living the way they want because you're afraid? Holding up this perfect image because you're afraid? Following all their rules because you're afraid? Hating yourself, your life, because you're afraid? Living for them, to impress them, because you're afraid? Being controlled because … Continue reading Do You Ever Get Tired of Being Afraid?

Anxiety and Fear of Death (My Thought Process)

I've been reading Pema Chodron's When Things Fall Apart, highly recommend by the way, but she says:  "All anxiety, all dissatisfaction, all the reasons for hoping our experience could be different are rooted in our fear of death.  Fear of death is always in the background (41)."  Lately I've been really anxious because of unemployment and … Continue reading Anxiety and Fear of Death (My Thought Process)