Humankind’s 10 Most Common Fears (And How To Overcome Them)

Real-life fears are much scarier than embellished scenes from a horror film, like a serial killer doll or flesh eating zombies. The most common fears cause more discomfort than your average spook and are more real and complex. For the person with the fear, it can be debilitating, preventing the sufferer from living wholly or causing him or her to create a routine focused on avoiding the fear triggers. Tolerating the sensations that come from triggers isn’t even a question, as they are known to make the individual feel like he or she is in a life-threatening situation. Some of humanity’s most common fears are well known, like fear of heights or the dark. Others, however, are less talked-about, like the fear of speaking to strangers due to thoughts of what they might think of you. To free yourself of these fears, it’s not enough to change the channel or end the conversation. It’s necessary to understand and get to know them better. Debugging humankind’s most common fears Fears are tasked with the function of keeping us alive. If we didn’t have this trait, we might just throw ourselves off of cliffs without the fear of dying or hurting ourselves. The … Continue reading Humankind’s 10 Most Common Fears (And How To Overcome Them)