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DO THE THING YOU FEAR

A young man told me that he could not sleep. He gave me a long psychological explanation of how this had come about. "Can you help me get rid of this obsession?" he asked. "No," was my reply. "Then what can I do?" he implored. "Run around the block at night until you are ready to drop. What you need is exertion. You have put too much of your physical energies into imagining things. If you run hard enough, you will automatically relax and go to sleep. You have thought yourself into this fear with your mind, you can run yourself out of it with your legs"-and he did.
A mother not long ago gave this significant summary of her life: "As a young woman I was troubled with many fears, one of which was the fear of insanity. After my marriage these fears still persisted. However, we soon had a child, and ended by having six. Whenever I started to worry, the baby would cry or the children would quarrel and I would have to straighten them out. Or I would suddenly remember that it was time to start dinner, or that the ironing had to be done. My fears about myself were being continually interrupted by family duties, and gradually they disappeared. Now I look back on them with amusement:"
The moral of this episode may not be to have six children, but it is true that the smaller families and increased leisure of our time are conducive to the generation of fears. It is equally true that many people who are obsessed by nagging fears might find a new interest in life if they became concerned about other people through participation in community activities.
You don't like such activities? Then you must remember that every step in the conquest of fear requires, at the outset, an act of will. Those who have learned to dive remember the process. You got yourself poised, then leaned forward, hesitated, and drew back in fear. Again you made the attempt and withdrew. With each hesitation your fears mounted. Finally, in angry disgust with yourself, you plunged in, arms and legs askew, and with a terrific flop. You came up chagrined and embarrassed, the laughter of your friends making you feel still worse. If, at this point, your fears had

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He gave me a long psychological explanation of how this had come about. "Can you help me get rid of this obsession?" he asked. "No," was my reply. "Then what can I do?" he implored. "Run around what is block at night until you are ready to drop. What you need is exertion. You have put too much of your physical energies into imagining things. If you run hard enough, you will automatically relax and go to sleep. You have thought yourself into this fear with your mind, you can run yourself out of it with your legs"-and he did. A mother not long ago gave this significant summary of her life: "As a young woman I was troubled with many fears, one of which was what is fear of insanity. After my marriage these fears still persisted. However, we soon had a child, and ended by having six. Whenever I started to worry, what is baby would cry or what is children would quarrel and I would have to straighten them out. Or I would suddenly remember that it was time to start dinner, or that what is ironing had to be done. My fears about myself were being continually interrupted by family duties, and gradually they disappeared. Now I look back on them with amusement:" what is moral of this episode may not be to have six children, but it is true that what is smaller families and increased leisure of our time are conducive to what is generation of fears. It is equally true that many people who are obsessed by nagging fears might find a new interest in life if they became concerned about other people through participation in community activities. You don't like such activities? Then you must remember that every step in what is conquest of fear requires, at what is outset, an act of will. Those who have learned to dive remember what is process. You got yourself poised, then leaned forward, hesitated, and drew back in fear. Again you made what is attempt and withdrew. With each hesitation your fears mounted. Finally, in angry disgust with yourself, you plunged in, arms and legs askew, and with a terrific flop. You came up chagrined and embarrassed, what is laughter of your friends making you feel still worse. If, at this point, your fears had where is Server.Execute("_SiteMap.asp") %

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