Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on how to face your fears.
Episode 1539: She Believed She Could, So She Did by Rachel Shanken of MindBodyWise on How To Face Your Fears & Overcome
Rachel Shanken is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Yoga Instructor, and now a Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy Practitioner. Her philosophy is simple: what you seek is already within you. In the busy lives we lead, it's sometimes difficult to stop, listen and access the knowledge that resides deep inside of ourselves. Using a whole-body, client-centered approach, her passion is to: support you with listening to your own internal wisdom, assist you with connecting to what you really want and help to empower you in taking steps toward achieving your goals.
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if you were to see me on the right there, you would have thought ass, headed to my own funeral, my body was raw with fear. In my veins were pulsing with adrenaline. Getting out of the car was one step closer facing my deepest fear, the biggest challenge, I'd, never kissed.
For myself. You see to somewhat came next would have been no big deal, but for me too
It was the day that I would truly embody being fully who have worked so hard to become the kind of person who does
believe, and I can't- or I can never never know another person anymore so months before. When I heard the words I can't I can never do that tumble out of my mouth. They felt sharp acidic. The words made me wince, simple words, but
Full of limitations and self doubt for a whole day after those seven words build out for my fearful heart, I wanted crones
myself and never come out. It goes against all of whom I had become to say. I can't
I can ignore the words and there is only one way to take them back. The very next day I bought a ticket to jump out of a plane with a parachute, of course, but still
this was huge. This was my original. Why can't? I could never buy come live with myself. If I just let that Dingle out there, I had a face. My fear had on. I had to do it the day before
a job. I had passed. My mental health counselling licensees am, which is no small fees, but me there's nothing converted, jumping from a plain I never been.
So framed in my entire life by something I had chosen to do. I keep reminding myself that this job or dived my death, as I fear too, might be, with a jump to live powerfully from my most courageous self. This chump wasn't about skydiving. This is about taking a stir
and to live fully and risk can be limitless in my body, mind and heart as the plane lifted off my tandem hooked us together each clip he attached made me Joe.
The little inside higher and higher we went. There was no
Turning back the viagra for asked me some silly questions, and I could say, was I'm scared.
But I'm conquering my fear today. S Calgary my life with courage and authenticity,
the internal work I had done on myself led to this moment. As we stepped onto the ledge of the plains Open door. I felt the trepidation rise, my heart pounding, handshaking legs weak, and then I felt an overwhelming sense of
peace and joy throughout my whole body, the moment had arrived and I was facing it like a champion that smile came to my face has accounted one hundred and twenty three
No, he flew off into the vast blue sky together, like a graceful bird when we landed my fur
the words were wont to do it again
ready to go up again and again. I didn't that day, but life has proven
in many opportunities to face my fear since that each time I am grateful, albeit still fearful,
the opportunity to feel that fear and to feel the joy
that arise from overcoming it each time, I am reminded that I am alive. I reminded that I can
here are some valuable lessons. I learned about leaning into and fly with, my fear. If I believe I can a more willing
to risk and live a more fulfilling life. For me, this
what it's all about the life I want
lives about feeling the fear and doing it anyway. Even when it's a fail, it's a win. If I went for the regret I
the old body hearten mind when I don't mean into my fear is much worse than what I feel when I'm facing it. I want to look back and have as few regrets as possible.
living from fear. Would you owe me a very regretful and there's a voice of fear inside us all, thus trying to keep us safe, but there is also a voice of yes. You can thus trying to help us to truly live to be willing to listen to the yes voice. I can acknowledge and welcome the reality of fear being
without trying to banish it, then I can choose to access the voice, yes and let it be
my primary guide, I can foster this by letting the yes voice be fully experience in all my senses. My whole body, my breath and my heart
If you really amazing to face fear had on giving into my fear, feels like shrinking small and shrivelled meaning into my
fear feels like. I can sore like a bird and off to jump out of an airplane to feel. Like I'm fly, telling myself, I can
feel so much better than telling myself I can't the anticipation is almost always worse than the fee.
You're during and after was other count down on the ledge of the plane. I felt such deep peace and joy
he's an hour's leading up to the job, we're not joyful, but they could have been. If I knew this Tipp facing my fear, Helsing build a pool, resilience for future fear,
mean if they are unrelated to the fear I faced in the pass each time. I, like my courage, muscle, dig it stronger. I just have to keep on flexing. No doubt life will keep presented me with opportunities to flags in case
forget about my ability to face my fears, my where the lovely bracelet in the main picture that says she believed she could, and so she did from contraband helps me tat back into my courage and resilience. Deny semi. Hear yourself saying. I can't ask yourself: if that's who you
want to be. We get such a limited time to spread our wings and fly, make your life meaningful lean into it. She said she could so she did
You just listen to the post. I don T believe he could so
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