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How Do I Overcome the Fear of Being Alone?

Nobody likes to think about living their life alone. Perhaps that is because we are social creatures by nature and love community with each other. Some people who are introverts value time alone but also seek out others to share their life with. There can be other reasons why people become isolated and afraid of…

Letting Go of Fear of the Future

Fear keeps us focused on the past or worried about the future. If we can acknowledge our fear, we can realize that right now we are okay. Right now, today, we are still alive, and our bodies are working marvelously. Our eyes can still see the beautiful sky. Our ears can still hear the voices…

Overcoming Fear of the Past and Future

Fear is powerful. It can keep us lost in the past or too focused on the possibilities of the future for us to enjoy the present. When we overcome fear, we are able to overcome much of our anxiety and depression in recovery. Although we may never be rid of our fears, through recovery we…

When Will Fear Stop Controlling My Life?

Fear is an emotion every human being has but we are taught to fear the emotion of fear itself. Sometimes people teach others to stuff it down, pretend the feeling does not exist. That just leads to bigger problems. Tackling your fear and getting a grip on it is more than just acknowledging that it…

How Do I Let Go of the Fear of Detox?

Change is scary and going to detox is definitely a change. Though it is natural to fear change, detox is a huge, necessary step on the road to recovery. If you finally decide to get sober and clean, then you will face many tests and challenges. The first one is to detox, get clean, and…

Breaking Down Pain So You Can Break Free

Mindful explains that pain is actually made of three parts. First, pain involves physical sensations about pain. The human body has an incredible chemical-nervous response system that operates an astonishing speed. As soon as we, say, stub our toe, there is a flurry of signals sent from our toe to our brain and back again…