Pep Talk Series: When You Feel Scared

When we experience fear our instinctual response is: fight, flight, or freeze. As military wives of soldiers who deploy to war zones we often experience fear for their safety, but most of us don’t know how to allow fear in a way that doesn’t consume or cripple us.

In this episode I talk about the differences between worry and fear and show you how worry typically does not serve you, while fear can be productive and healthy to fear. I give the example of worrying about my school aged children being harmed in a school shooting vs feeling fear that I’m a mother of school aged children and we live in a world where school shootings occur.

-Battle Buddy Moment: none
-In the Trenches Moment: none
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-Hot Mess Moment: none

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