Fear is critical to our survival. It keeps us protected from legitimate threats and danger. But the thing is, if we only had life threatening fears, we’d be a very different society.
Instead, we also have some irrational fears based on traumas or bad experiences, or those all too often "hand-me-down" fears from well-meaning, but sometimes ill-advised relatives.
Take a quick inventory in your own head... what you are afraid of?
Fear of heights is a common one, at the top of the list for many, and definitely a legitimate fear. (although some go to extremes - but there...