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Escape the Escape Artist Mindset

Fight or flight. As perfectionists, we almost always choose flight. We avoid. We run away. We escape because it iseasier than facing the risk of rejection, abandonment, and failure.

We escape trying new things because we don't know want to be bad at something. We…

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Be Hated for What You Are

We learn to respond to the expectations of others. Some of us get trapped in this cycle from childhood. Some of us learn later in life by focusing on external values, like money and material things. We become approval addicts, and live in fear…

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Martin Luther King, Jr. on Fear

Fear is essential to our lives. Without it, we would be deprived of our basic needs. Fear is biologically ingrained in all of us. It protects us by giving us an adrenaline response in dangerous situations, allowing us to survive.

Fear is also necessary for…