21 May '11, 5pm

Yoga and Meditation Help Dispel Fears

Yoga and Meditation Help Dispel Fears

“Fear is the mind –killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration.” –Frank Herbert Fear is a natural part of life. It is what drives us to our reactions to everyday existence. It can save us in moments of immediate danger and motivate us to stand firm in face of a threat. But it can also freeze us into passivity in the face of overwhelming harm. When confronted by our fears, the natural inclination is to take one of the following actions: Run away Attempt to control it Try to suppress it Resist it in any way possible Instead of avoiding your fears, you need to take off your blinders and face them. You will still want to run, control, suppress, or resist them; after you have seen what the monsters look like, however, you just might discover that they aren’t such a big deal. The important thing is to identify your fears. Then, using your yoga practice and me...

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