How to Handle Fear
From a Taoist perspective, what is the best way to handle fear?
To answer this, we must first take a few steps back to understand fear.
Fear is: Foreseeing a negative potential as an outcome.
Fear is a tricky subject because it’s all about something that isn’t real. More interestingly, by fearing something, we focus our energy and attention towards something that isn’t real. In our attention to details that often gives the fear energy to become real. So fear is a grave topic since for many people they drive their fears into reality.
Let’s break this down: First, understand what potential is before trying to resolve fear.