This is one of those questions which has many layers … on the surface, there are things that as human beings its grand to be fearful of … because things might harm us – things like
- Giant spiders
But then there are other things which actually prevent us from getting on with things we’d otherwise be good at or that would be good for us.
The HSE website has some really helpful tips on this area https://www2.hse.ie/wellbeing/mental-health/ten-ways-to-fight-your-fears.html
To them I’d add … taking time out with God, and as with other questions in this series … its good to write a note about things you want to deal with and maybe take time to deal with them at some point.
This is part of a series for Lent – available here – www.cupcork.ie/lent