« Tips for Success | Main | The Giraffe Test: Are You as Smart as a Four Year Old? »

June 07, 2007

Comments

dana weekley

Lee and Story (from Limitlessness) talk about going into fear, rather than away from it, and finding more of yourself there. Fear is a gift, they say. I like the image of it "cracking open" to reveal treasure. That feels so powerful.

Susan - Alkamae Blog

As a little girl, I used to love playing in my sandbox. I couldn't wait to go outside and play--building sand castles, playing Barbie at the beach, and drawing designs with my shovel.

Sometimes, my neighborhood friends would join me. One friend in particular, Bobby, used to bring his little plastic soldier boys for us to play with. We had great fun with those plastic soldiers, making a game out of hiding them for one another to find. We used to hunt hours on end for those soldiers, digging into every part of my sandbox.

When Lee and Story talk about going into fear, it reminds me of digging around in my sandbox for the soldiers. It's a metaphor I've used all my life. When I say, "I'm not afraid to dig around in my sandbox," I think that's what Lee and Story are encouraging us to do--not shy away from going into our fear. It won't ever hurt us, and there will always be an unexpected treasure in the end.

Thanks, Dana for this reminder.

The comments to this entry are closed.

Inner Samurai Book Trailer


  • Download File

The "Secret" to Business

  • Discovering Your Inner Samurai, by Dr. Susan L. Reid cover image

    Buy from WMEBooks.com

Twitter Updates

    follow me on Twitter

    Join me on Facebook

    Become a Fan

    Fr*ee e-Zine

    • The online newsletter for today’s business woman

      Name:
      Email:

    How to Business Videos

    • Declaración de Misión
    • How to Set Goals that Stick

      Download File
    • How to Make Your Business Money this Christmas

      Download File
    • The Five Stages of Change for Small Business Owners

      Download File
    • How to Become a Written-Word Authority in Your Field

      Download File
    • Recession-Proof Your Small Business Now and Forever
    • Grow Your Business from Solo to Enterprising Entrepreneur
    • How to Use the Law of Attraction for Deliberate Creation

      Download File
    • How-to Write a Great Mission Statement

      Download File
    • How-to Write a Great Business Vision Statement

      Download File
    • How-to Write a Great Niche Statement

      Download File
    • Five Characteristics of Great Business Names

      Download File

    Business Articles

    Photo Albums