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“Someday” – fear’s greatest weapon

As I’ve previous discussed in this podcast episode, fear controls us in the sneakiest of ways. Feeling “afraid” is actually relatively rare, as is “terror”. Even anxiety doesn’t occur to most people very noticeably or often. And yet fear is present in our lives throughout the day, every day, influencing nearly every decision and we’re barely aware of it’s existence. Today, Read More

Overcoming Your Fear of Rejection & Abandonment

Watch the video above, or read the transcript version below Today we’re going to be talking about something deep and dark: the fear of abandonment. This is the one fear to rule them all. It’s the secret fear underneath all of your problematic behavior in the social world and you’ve probably never even heard of it. What is the fear Read More

Fear of Success

Do you find yourself in a strange loop of self sabotage? In this video, we explore the secret barrier called the fear of success, and how it stops you more than fear of failure ever could. Read More

How to Reduce Anxiety and Manage Panic Attacks

Guest post by Sarah Fader from Betterhelp.com Anxiety has a tendency to take over our minds and bodies. It can come out of seemingly nowhere and cause you to feel out of control. Your hands begin to shake or your heart races and you feel like it will never end. Anxiety manifests differently in different people, but across the board, Read More

How to Stay Cool in High-Pressure Situations

THE RAPIST WAS ON THE LOOSE… Neill*, a serial kidnapper and potential rapist, had absconded from his Home Detention address. There was no GPS monitoring on his electronic ankle bracelet, so we had no idea where he’d gone. All we knew was what the forensic psychologist had warned us about when Neill was first released from prison – “If he Read More

Fear of Success – The Truth Behind Self-Sabotage

If you’re like me, and most other people, your worst enemy is yourself. Unfortunately, this isn’t always obvious. Sometimes, you’ll truly believe you are trying your best and doing everything you can to overcome whatever the current block is for you. Yet you repeatedly fail. It seems unlikely to you that you are sabotaging yourself, because you are trying so Read More

The Truth About Death

I’ve set myself a challenge: To prove to you that you have already died, many times, and therefore have no reason to fear death. TELEPORTATION It’s become apparent that travelling through space in a physical way – e.g. sitting in a spaceship – is ineffective, and unlikely to be a viable solution for colonizing other planets like Mars. Far more Read More

How to Stop Being Shy

Many people repeat the anti-confidence mantra “I’m shy” on a regular basis. It’s often based on the flawed idea that this character trait is inbuilt and permanent. The good news is that our personalities are flexible, when we allow them to be. “Neuroscience techniques can be used to influence behaviour, improve memory and confront fear.” – Marcus Clarke Even though Read More

Our Crippling Addiction to Comfort

We may all want to be comfortable – something we often refer to as happiness – but even more important to us is the feeling that we know what’s going on. The devastating truth about us humans is we’d rather die in suffering than risk the unknown. Read More

Kill Your Fantasy

Procrastination remains one of life's biggest mysteries. You know you should do it, yet you just can't seem to find the motivation, courage or time to follow through. It's time for you to explore why this is happening. It's time to kill the fantasy, before it's too late. Read More

Why You Suddenly Lost Motivation

Suddenly find you're too busy, tired or unmotivated to take action any more? Confused about why you stopped caring? Maybe you've been tricked by your own mind... Read More

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