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As I was reading this article I really felt some connectedness to what she was saying and I could feel my own fear inside me..I am definitely going to explore mindfulness meditation to overcome my fear


It made me cry. We put up layers upon layers of emotions and stories, and under all of this always lies fear of losing something we love.


This article is lovely. I agree with the methods of meditation to handle and maybe even overcome one day all obstacles.


I've done this work many times before, and now in it again working in deeper layers... this article is beautifully sculpted!! Thank you!


When I started reading this, Maria sounded a lot like me in many many ways. Despite my successes, I too experience this constant fear that it will all go away. Thank you so much for writing this, it was very timely and very much helped.


Oh My God, I just read TM comment and I think I have just done exactly that! Created a situation to prove my worst fear. So it obviously needs to be confronted with compassion! I hope facing this fear propels me into true freedom. I intend to live thru 2012 fearless and hope to contribute no fear into mass consciousness. We all definitely need it!


Thank you for this article. Great tools!


This was very timely counseling. The economy decline with job and home loss can bring real paralyzing fears. There seems to be an additional take away........... all of these examples had a support group, if only one.


This article struck a deep cord within. I am in a very stagnate place in my life and have been here for many years. I am completely being held back by fear. This article gave me exactly the tools I need to be more mindful, in the moment and identify the underlying feelings that need to be addressed and brought to the surface.


Wow! It is amazing how things are set in front of you just when you are searching for solutions to your circular thinking of paralyzing worry ...."a prisoner of fear"...puts a name to what I have been feeling for months...that something is "wrong with me", feeling numb, guarded, aiming to "let go of resistance and safe refuges", "pause" "be mindful of feelings" and breath into love and compassion. Thank you for sharing your wisdom!

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