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Fear of Suffering

“The fear of suffering is worse than the suffering itself" - often the scenarios are not as bad as they are in our mind.

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What fear of success looks like

  • Fear of success usually doesn’t mean a literal fear of success. People fear the results and consequences of making lots of money, for example, not the money itself.
  • Fear of success is often learned at a young age.
  • Fear of success is maintained (and made worse) by avoidance.

Suffering

Suffering

The deepest form of suffering is a feeling of extreme dissatisfaction about the impermanence and the insubstantiality of everything around us.

Buddhism mentions suffering as inevitable as long as there is desire, lust and a sense of coveting/craving in our lives. Onc...

Fear Is A Choice

Fear is the real enemy that is to be fought, as being fearful and afraid makes the problem worse. Worldwide issues are compounding our already problematic lives.

So it's important to stop overthinking things. Getting distracted with worst-case scenarios will stop you from seeing what real...

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