You’ve heard of the ‘fight or flight’ response, right? This is the way our early ancestors protected themselves from threats of death, it is part of our ancient make-up and hard-wired into the part of the brain that developed earliest.
In our modern times, it is very unlikely that we will encounter threats like our ancestors but we still operate under this response. We perceive danger and therefore we feel threatened: be that by angry people, money worries, health issues or whatever.
And by constantly living in fear and thinking about threats,
and become even more real,
and become more real…
and before we know it we are operating within this framework, all day — every day.
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