Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown. Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure. - Jonathan Lockwood Huie The world is vague and we cannot do anything about it. The future is unpredictable. Therefore, our whole life is a risk. On the one hand, we must plan… Continue reading Directions to work with fears.
“Anxiety is a thin stream of fear trickling through the mind. If encouraged, it cuts a channel into which all other thoughts are drained.” Arthur Somers Roche _ Fear is the expectation of something specific. _ Anxiety is uncertain, but situational, "one-time." _ Existential anxiety is the expectation of a constant presence in a life… Continue reading Fear and anxiety.
The sage Takuan had many followers. Among them was an old man, whose name no one remembered. He was a bit weird. One day, this old man sent his servant to Takuan to invite the master to a meal after the ceremony. "However modest my food is, I want Takuan to taste my boiled rice… Continue reading Kindness
Stop complaining about difficulties and start shooting said the Master to the desciple. "Master, - once asked the desciple, - why there are difficulties that prevent us from reaching the goal, reject us from the chosen path, try to make us recognize our weakness?" "What you call difficulties," - Master replied, - "is in fact… Continue reading The shoot.
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” ― Marie Curie Fears of people are the same commands of the brain, designed to protect them from errors, injuries, dangerous deeds. Do not be ashamed of your fears,… Continue reading Fear has many faces.
One peasant for many years every evening turned to God with the same prayer: "Lord, I suffer every day from the fact that there is no man more unfortunate than me on earth. Every day I ask myself the question, for what sins you made me the most unfortunate of people. All my life I… Continue reading Own burden.
Two peasants lived next door. One of them was famous for its thick beard and diligence, and his neighbor with a red mustache was envious. He could not close his eyes when the bearded man was getting on well, and sincerely laughed at his failures. Once the bearded man laid down a cart and went… Continue reading Luck or unluck…
One person certainly wanted to become a disciple of the true Master and, having decided to check the correctness of his choice, asked the Master this question: "Can you explain to me what is the purpose of life?" "I cannot," the answer came. "Then at least tell me - what is its meaning?" - asked… Continue reading A pie.
The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear. _ Gandhi What is fear? Fear is an internal state of a person, which is caused by an alleged or really threatening disaster. Psychology views fear as an emotional process that has a negative coloring. According to the theory of differential… Continue reading The top 10 fears of people.
One day a donkey fell into a well and began to yell loudly, calling for help. At his screams, the owner of the donkey came running and spread his hands but for him was impossible to pull the donkey out of the well. And then the owner reasoned like this: "My donkey is already old,… Continue reading The donkey.
One day the Teacher asked the disciples: "Three frogs sat on the beam. One of them decided to jump into the water. How many frogs are left on the log? "Three ..." - one of them answered hesitantly. "Of course, three frogs, - the Teacher smiled. - Because the frog just decided to jump but… Continue reading Three frogs.
Once upon a time there was one very quick-tempered and unrestrained young man. One day his father gave him a bag of nails and ordered him every time he did not keep his anger, he has to beat one nail into the fence post. On the first day in the column were several dozen of… Continue reading The nails.
When the beloved, and beautiful wife of the Persian king Darius died, the life stopped for him. The monarch was inconsolable. Democritus promised to bring the deceased back to life if the king will give him everything he needs. Darius gave the order not to spare any money. Then the philosopher noticed that now he… Continue reading Self-pity.
The disciple asked the teacher: "You are so wise." You are always in a good mood, never angry. Help me to be like that. The teacher agreed and asked the pupil to bring some potatoes and a transparent bag. "If you get angry with someone and harbor resentment," the teacher said, "then take one of… Continue reading The potatoes.
There once lived a woodcutter, who was in a very distressed situation. He existed on insignificant sums of money, earned for firewood, which he brought to the city on himself from the nearest forest. One day a sage, who was passing along the road, saw him at work and advised him to go further into… Continue reading Go ahead!