What's Really Scary Right Now

In case you missed it, Parade Magazine published a short article at the start of 2015 explaining why we fear the things we tend to fear & outlining which fears are truly worth our attention (i.e. the flu, not Ebola). There's also a great little chart that breaks down exactly what's happening in your body when intense fear strikes. 

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Do You Have A Case Of FOMO?

FOMO. It means Fear Of Missing Out. And while not an official DSM 5 diagnosis, it is very much a fear that can induce a great deal of anxiety & depression. Therapists & authors Linda & Charlie Bloom have created list of 10 tips for overcoming FOMO over at Psychology Today.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/stronger-the-broken-places/201501/10-ways-overcome-fear-missing-out?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost

Fear Not Feedback

Unstuck, a wealth of smart & well-designed tips about how to live life better, tackles the subject of how to take the fear out of getting feedback. Even constructive criticism can be hard to take sometimes. It's a natural reaction to get defensive or offended. Are you a Wallower, Stonewaller, or Bristler? Maybe a combo? Regardless, Unstuck has 7 questions you can ask yourself to help turn feedback into a true learning experience.
 

 

http://unstuckcommunity.tumblr.com/post/102009654190/how-to-take-the-fear-out-of-feedback?utm_source=Unstuck+Newsletter&utm_campaign=b4f34b5a0b-11_11_2014_weekly_campaign11_10_2014&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3e6a287fb8-b4f34b5a0b-335460297