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If you could teach the world 1 valuable thing you learned, what would it be and why?

The 1 valuable thing you learned could be anything, whether it is a skill, a lesson you learned, a quote you heard, or even the most simple things.

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    Aug 2 2011: Fear is your biggest Enemy !
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      Aug 4 2011: Kuldeep. This is so true. I used to get down onto the level of my children's eyes when they were afraid of seizing an opportunity that was important to them personally and say something like " Honey,there are times when you just cannot afford to let fear win if you really want your dreams."
      I wish for all of us the courage to claim our dreams!
    • Aug 5 2011: Hi, what do we fear most in our life? How do we overcome such fear? Any insight? :)
      • Aug 5 2011: Often times fears expose that which is meaningful or exciting to us indicating that a part of us is interested in a particular subject. Other times however it is quite the opposite and is the bodies way of initiating the fight or flight response. It can also simply mark a perceived boundary of ones ability (comfort zone) which in turn marks an opportunity for personal growth. To answer your question more directly uncertainty seems to be terrifying to most with control issues usually punctuated by too much time spent in their comfort zones. It is important to embrace failure because it can be a great teacher and at least you tried. The start to overcoming any struggle comes from the desire to do so. Everyone's motivations are different, find yours and use them wisely.
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        Aug 5 2011: @ carole lyc, we fear all that is unknown, unfamiliar, and different to us...
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          Aug 5 2011: So...we face the unknown, unfamiliar and different with love in our hearts and the curiosity of a child:>)
    • Aug 5 2011: In actuality fear is a practical and necessary biological tool. It can in fact be a very good friend. I believe it, as with all human emotions need not be suppressed but rather understood and used in a controlled manner. Cry a little and laugh a lot, everyday...
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      Aug 5 2011: I say that emotions, all of them, have there places, and should be understood. Fear can hold you back, but it can spur you on as well. Emotions are all paradoxical. In my post above I state learn about yourself, and emotions are part of that massive equation. They are powerful tools, but they must be controlled or else they will run amok and cause damage. That induces happiness, and it can make you blind to things.

      Learn when to listen to your fears, and when to work past them.

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