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I like to think I am fearless, and in many ways I am. But in some ways I am not. One of the most noticeable ways is in regards to my business. I fear not having enough income to pay my bills. I fear I will not be able to make the business what I want it to be. I fear that I made a mistake making ... Views: 3
As a young boy and throughout most of my early adult years I suffered from paralyzing shyness.
Early in my life I was so anxious about meeting and speaking with people that I would find myself making every excuse possible to avoid social engagements.
I suffered especially during my medical ... Views: 14
Now although that may sound like a strange title it is more common than you think. Let me explain.
Self sabotage is essentially when an individual engages an old conditioned habit or way of being that undermines their success, integrity, self esteem, self worth, self confidence, their ... Views: 20
Do you know that although many individuals truly want and desire a healthy and loving relationship they harbor within a deep fear of committing to one? This has been said to be truer of men but in my experience exists across gender lines.
Do you know that underneath this fear lurks deeper ... Views: 41
My is that most people on this planet repeatedly fail in various areas of their lives, be it in relationships, their careers, their friendships and so on? Well it's "all" because of how their subconscious mind has been programmed. So what programs the subconscious mind and what, if anything can ... Views: 25
Do you know that the fear of abandonment is a key factor in the demise of many relationships? Do you know that it can make individuals insecure, jealous, controlling, manipulative, needy, smothering, and that all of these inevitably cause the very thing they fear, abandonment?
Do you know ... Views: 34
Do you know that the fear of intimacy is a key factor responsible for self sabotaging patterns in relationships? Do you know that this fear literally hijacks the person by getting them to believe that it is somehow protecting them from being rejected, abandoned, exposed, shamed, humiliated and ... Views: 41
Are you some one who always sees the worst scenarios in your vision of the future? Do you hold on to this habit of thinking catastrophically as a way of feeling prepared and ready for what ever may come your way? Do you think that this gives you a sense of security or safety that others may not ... Views: 45
There is no health without emotional health. Over 90% of all illnesses are caused by mental and emotional stress. It is the number one reason for doctor visits in America today and the psychiatric drugs prescribed are second only to painkillers.
When it comes to treatment, people think there ... Views: 30
Do you panic at the thought of giving a speech? Are your fears of public speaking ruining your career or chances of success? Have you had early childhood experiences in front of crowds where you felt humiliated, embarrassed, ashamed, small, weak, vulnerable, stupid, unintelligent, or inadequate, ... Views: 37
Why do human beings do inhuman acts? Well because they have forgotten their Core Human Values and therefore are out of alignment with their Integrity. So what are Core Human Values? What does it mean to be "in Integrity"? How did we as a species get into such a sad state of affairs and can ... Views: 57
Do you know the main reason one continues to feel like a failure after having endured a negative event is that they harbor within the negative memory of that event? Do you know that memory serves as the incontrovertible evidence for the belief that they are a failure?
Finally do you know ... Views: 74
Do you know that the fear of rejection can generate a level of insecurity that can lead one to be needy, clingy, smothering, controlling, manipulative, jealous, immature, and possibly even lie about one's self in order hang onto their partner?
Do you know that all of the above are perceived ... Views: 61
Do you know that procrastination is driven by negative feelings and beliefs such as: the fear of failure, fear of disappointment, fear of taking responsibility for one's own life, the need to remain dependent of one's friends, parents, and loved ones, the fear of facing the world and becoming an ... Views: 66
Perhaps at times you have noticed your heart is racing while watching a movie or listening to a negative conversation. If this is your experience, you can be certain that you may actually be in a state of panic or fear. By regularly listening to the news or watching action-flicks may actually ... Views: 72
Is it necessary or even desirable to totally eliminate memories in order to help eliminate stress? I don't believe it is necessary to eliminate the actual memory that is causing a negative response...but rather, one can eliminate the negative response and still maintain the memory. I have found ... Views: 52
Is there something you are afraid of?
Is there something you are afraid to face?
Dale Spencer had to face his fears, in order to recreate his life. Dale was leading the life of an average college student when at the age of 20 an unforeseen injury changed his life forever. Left paralyzed, ... Views: 49
There are profound changes occurring on this planet and in the very nature of our reality. The changes I'm referring to are those that are occurring as a result of the many heart felt intentions made by individuals desiring global peace.
Such changes are however not going to occur always as ... Views: 68
Take a journey with me to the other side of the fear of rejection.
I'm sure you are aware of what this does to you and to your relationships. It leads to an inability to be truly honest with your partner, to be unable to be spontaneously your self, to have to hide behind a mask that will ... Views: 82
Do you know it's possible to make your public speaking fears disappear to the extent you won't even remember you had the problem in the first place? Does that sound hard if not impossible to fathom? Well, the truth is that your public speaking fears are driven by subconsciously stored negative ... Views: 57
What happens when you are gripped in fear and anxiety with no idea how to get out? It can be easy to feel trapped in those heavy feelings for days, weeks and for some people even decades... But it doesn't have to be this way!
If you find yourself in a situation where you feel gripped by fear ... Views: 101
Have you spent most of your life feeling unworthy or somehow inferior? How many times have you held yourself back or prevented yourself from doing something you really wanted to do because you were convinced you weren’t “good enough?” This insidious belief is the silent saboteur that prevents us ... Views: 85
I use to suffer from paralyzing shyness only 15 years ago. So much so that I was inspired to find a way to break free from this debilitating state. I subsequently did. I now speak in front of large audiences with a sense of supreme confidence.
My inspiration led me to a deeper understanding ... Views: 135
Do you know that low self esteem and self sabotage are two sides of the same coin? Do you know that both are rooted in subconsciously stored beliefs generated by negative memories of your past that undermine your self worth, and make you feel like an undeserving individual who needs to suffer in ... Views: 89
Do you know that one of the underlying causes of toxic relationships is the fear of abandonment? Do you know this fear causes one to become needy, controlling, manipulative, bullying, jealous, insecure, vulnerable, anxious and unattractive, to name a few, thereby making them and their ... Views: 98
Many men suffer from paralyzing shyness that hinders their ability to approach and/or feel confident in the presence of attractive women. What is at the root of this problem and can anything be done about it?
Shyness is associated with underlying pre-programmed beliefs/emotions that take over ... Views: 135
All of us date for different reasons. Sometimes theses reasons are unknown to our conscious mind. With application of thought and reflection, we can find out what we want from our dating partner and once we know what we want we can begin breaking down the walls of shyness.
Reasons come ... Views: 129
Making your own personal relaxation audio can be effective in helping you practice and master many of the relaxation techniques and methods you've learned so far. This particular script includes relaxed breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, imagery, and suggestion.
Preparing Your ... Views: 140
There are three obsessive behaviors that you are likely to be engaging in that is impeding your healing process and stopping you from enjoying a stress-free life. Recognizing these barriers can be a great first step toward getting rid of the problems that go with being too stressed.
The first ... Views: 144
At the end of your life, I want you to be able to look back and marvel at the way you handled your anxiety disorder. I don't want you to look back and think 'what if'? This path you are heading down may be unfamiliar and uncomfortable, but it is the path that you must take. Take it now, take ... Views: 136
What a crazy year for me, I started The Anxious Athlete with the hopes of helping people through their anxiety which is now looking like an epidemic of some sorts. I still remember the day I walked out of my home after spending 31 days locked up due to my Agoraphobia, that was some day... I ... Views: 123
Do you procrastinate, avoid new challenges, make excuses, stay in your comfort zone at the expense of your happiness, live a constricted and unfulfilled life, pass up on promising opportunities, and sabotage your chances of improving your life and so on? Do you know that you likely harbor a deep ... Views: 155
The heartbreak of a breakup can leave painful scars on the Heart that often must be defended at all costs. Unfortunately this undermines one's courage to open themselves up again to a new potential lover in the same unbridled and authentic way. Sadly this leads to inauthentic or falsely ... Views: 205
Do you know that the fear of being alone is responsible for deep feelings of neediness and emptiness that many individuals live with daily? Do you know that this fear undermines one's self confidence, self worth, self esteem, the freedom to make freewill choices, opens one up to manipulation, ... Views: 205
It is rather simple to mistakenly take an anxiety attack for a real heart attack. In fact, most casual observers would not even know the difference between the two if they see it happening right before their eyes. The clear signs of an anxiety attack reflect the commonly known signs of a heart ... Views: 129
Breathing properly is one of the simplest ways to drain away tension and relieve your stress. By simply changing your breathing patterns, you can rapidly induce a greater state of relaxation. If you can control the way you breath, you have a powerful tool to reduce bodily tension.
Most ... Views: 133
Do you know that behind procrastination often lives a deep fear of failure that paralyses and destroys one's life? Do you know that fear is based on negative beliefs you have about yourself such as: I'm inadequate, I'm unworthy, I'm incapable, I'm useless, and of course I'm a failure to name a ... Views: 161
Do you know that old emotional baggage is the single most important factor blocking your success in life? Do you know that baggage lives in your subconscious mind, outside of your awareness, and pulls the strings that lead to self sabotage, failed relationships, bad decisions, failure, ... Views: 165
The dinner time conversation went better than I expected with Robyn. I convinced her that a temporary move to Bali Indonesia could be an adventure of a lifetime, and that the trip hopefully would help me to drastically change my fearful and negative beliefs that led to my anxiety disorder. ... Views: 132
The Answer Was Right There
I quickly realized that who I surrounded myself with I became! My environment had a massive impact on how I thought, felt and even acted. The more I hung around and practiced with better tennis players than me, the faster I improved my own tennis game. The more ... Views: 128
On the 6th doctor I visited to look deeper into what these agonizing symptoms I was experiencing could be, I got some interesting advice. The advice I was given was unlike what anyone had ever told me before, and in time it showed me a natural path to overcoming my generalized anxiety disorder. ... Views: 136
We must remember that we will always come across inevitable factors that cause pressure and anxiety on us. What we do not know is that it is not really the problems that are difficult to deal with, but our attitude towards the problems. Basically, the cause of stress is your attitude toward ... Views: 181
In today's day-to-day lifestyle, depression is a very familiar disorder. It affects every eighth man and every fourth woman (scary I know). Many of us are actually unaware of the symptoms of depression which include feelings of desperation, compulsive negative thinking, increased or decreased ... Views: 182
I've spoken many times about the importance of all feelings, anger included. With every emotion we experience, we have the ability to learn much about ourselves. No feeling is inherently wrong. It's how we choose to express and use them that determines their value.
In The Secret Side of ... Views: 186
When you suffer from performance anxiety, you know it by your immediate physical reactions and symptoms which include (but are not limited to) feeling sweaty and faint, fear of losing absolute control, trembling, hyperventilating, shaky voice, diarrhea, weakness in the knees, dry mouth, a desire ... Views: 126
Is it really possible to permanently conquer the Fear of Failure? Absolutely! This can be done is such a way that the entire concept and experience of that negative limiting fear will seem foreign and alien to you after the fact. Want to learn more?
In order to get a sneak preview of what ... Views: 147
Take a journey with me to the other side of the fear of rejection.
I'm sure you are aware of what this does to you and to your relationships. It leads to an inability to be truly honest with your partner, to be unable to be spontaneously your self, to have to hide behind a mask that will ... Views: 140
Do you know that self doubt is a toxic negative energy that convinces you you're weak, ineffective, inadequate, unintelligent, incapable, lacking creative potential, undermines self confidence and paralyzes one in an unfulfilling prison that many call life? Do you know self doubt is programmed ... Views: 163
Do you know that many individuals live lives paralyzed by feelings of inadequacy? Do you know that these feelings stem from early negative memories of abuse, neglect, rejection, abandonment, humiliation, etc.?
Do you know those negative memories remain deeply stored in the subconscious mind ... Views: 102
No Man's Land
In tennis, there is an area of the court called "no man's land," located within the two feet in front of the baseline. This is the worst place to stand if you want to be able to return the ball. However, new players don't know this and naturally tend to stand there. Instead of ... Views: 122