“The hero and the coward both feel exactly the same fear.”
Constantine “Cus” D’Amato, American boxing manager and trainer
“I’m afraid of fear.”
I thought it was an interesting admission. I had been talking with a friend about her life and asked what she felt had been the greatest obstacle standing in the way of her happiness.
“Whenever I want to try something new, I feel this great fear welling up inside me.”
I could relate. For most of my life fear had been my primary motivator. Sometimes it was a vague uneasiness and other times an illogical panic that threatened to overwhelm me. Certain experiences in my life had nurtured fear within me and I seemed unable to quell it. It seemed as if fear was...
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