How Do You React?

Back in September I sent out a newsletter with an article on post-brexit type fears about upcoming change. Today will see the culmination of some people’s worst nightmares as Mr Trump becomes POTUS. On Sunday past, I was preaching about fear and how we approach...

“To Risk” by William Arthur Ward

_ To laugh is to risk appearing a fool, To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out to another is to risk involvement, To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self. To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss. To love is to...

What are you scared of – a reality or an idea?

“I don’t want to do that.”“But why ever not? It will be fun.”“Because I’m scared.”“But…you’ve never done it before!”How often have you heard that kind of conversation played out, either as an...

Even Olympians are scared

“If you’re scared you can’t be helped. You’re finished” At least, thats what Christine Ohuruogu, the reigning 400m Olympic champion, said about athletes in a Times article recently. So she doesn’t do fear on the track – she is...

No Fear!

It seems these days that parents have all the fear and children have none. Reading “No Fear; Growing Up in a Risk-Averse Society” by Tim Gill (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2007, London) has been quite enlightening. It talks of how all our adult fears...