Tag: just breathe

Fear Can Make a Companion of Us All

Fear. What an itty-bitty word oft tacked on as a descriptor for the rapid pulsation of the heartbeats, sweating palms, hair-raising chills, and tight-clipped breaths. Inhale, exhale. Fear is an emotional and physical response from a perceived threat, danger, or dread of something anticipated or experienced. It is felt. I might add that fear, the emotion, can at times override even the most logical and intelligent parts of ourselves…