Fear: A Truly Complex Emotion

Man Lying Down Afraid

Fear is a feeling that is not easily identified by many people. We have many different types of fear. Fear of flying. Fear of public speaking. Fear of failure. Fear of the unknown. Fear of not being enough. Fear of loneliness. Fear is like a fingerprint, it is unique to each person yet it is something that every human on the planet has. Our fear and our ability to process our fear is something that truly makes us human.

The following article dives into the fascinating complexity of fear and the way it affects our lives as humans. It targets one of our most primal emotions: Fear . “From an evolutionary perspective, the emotion of fear protected humans from predators and other threats to the survival of the species.” Read more at Psychology Today

Fear doesn't necessarily need to be a bad thing . Sometimes fear drives you, if we can control it we can harness it and use it as a major tool and fuel to push through. However, fear can be a bad thing if it is something we let debilitate us . If we let fear control us then we are truly not using fear in its evolutionarily predetermined role . Try to understand your fear . Respect it and get to know it with a Check-in. Click here for Check-In