If you were in a fire or in another emergency – like, I don't know, a pandemic – would you freeze with fear? Or would you do what was required to keep you and yours safe?
Would you lockdown yourself down in a panic with tears, waiting for the authorities to rescue you (fingers crossed they'll be in time)? Or would you find your own superhero reserves of energy, strength and resilience to sweep up everyone from small children to grandmas and carry them down five flights of stairs beyond the flames to safety, without a fuss in your underwear no matter who was laughing?
What are you doing right now? Got your head under the pillow waiting for a knight in shining armour? Or are you looking at all your options, doing your research, finding and listening to experts in their field, considering strategies to create your future, and following what feels light for you?
When you were little, was climbing trees scary or exciting? What was your mum's point of view (aaah!!! get down from there!! Wait!!! I'm coming to help you!)?
And what about now? What do you think you're afraid of? Are you still listening to your mum?
What if you have misidentified this sensation? To find out, ask "Is this fear, or excitement?"
Is your sense actually the excitement of a challenge? What if you recognised this distraction? Could you help save someone from a fire?
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