Dealing with Stress and Fear
Is it harder to overcome fear without a belief in a higher power?
This morning’s listening is from The Motivation Manifesto, and it’s got me thinking. What are your thoughts?
"It is difficult to accept but no less true: If fear is winning in our lives, it is because we simply keep choosing over our other impulses to be strong or bold or great."
Is it harder to overcome fear without a belief in a higher power to "give it over to", or should it be easier, since all we’ve ever relied on are ourselves and the people around us, so we’ve already overcome plenty?
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Mental Health and Social Responsibility
We need to normalize mental health care by recognizing that we all are vulnerable and we all need help from time to time.
Your Morals Blog had an essay titled “How to Prevent Mental Illness: Help others with their stressful life events” (see essay here: http://www.yourmorals.org/blog/2012/12/how-to-prevent-mental-illness-help-others-with-their-stressful-life-events/ It was written by Ravi Iyer.
In the essay Iyer’s talks about myths about mental health and how and why we might help people who are suffering and why society might benefit and how we might benefit as well.
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