Working effectively with fear can transform your relationships, career and happiness, but it's also essential for big picture work. I'm talking really big picture, like healing race relations and addressing climate change. If you want to make positive change in society, you need to know about how to work with fear. So let's get cracking, there's a world to save!
There is a LOT of change and uncertainty at the moment. Elections in Australia and the USA and Brexit rocking the world. We are reminded at every turn that change is afoot and it can be very unsettling, even downright terrifying.
At best, all the thinking, analysis, reading and talking about these events leads us to be well informed and active citizens. At worst it becomes just another horrifying spectacle, leaving people stressed and distressed, with nothing to show for it except sleepless nights.
With this in mind, here are five steps to getting your head and body in the right space to be sane and useful.