Episode 42: Conquering Your Fear of the Unknown

In this episode of Life Lessons, Gin and Sheri discuss how the fear of the unknown can prevent us from living our best lives. Do you often find yourself becoming upset, stressed, or even physically ill when presented with new people, opportunities and situations? Do you see others address these types of situations with cool aplomb and wish you could too? You can! It's never too late to learn how to quiet those negative feelings and thoughts and live your best life. Listen to hear some strategies for conquering these fears in your own life. Resources used for today’s podcast can be found here: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0887618516300469 https://www.choosingtherapy.com/fear-of-the-unknown/ https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/320844 https://www.healthline.com/health/anxiety/catastrophizing#bottom-line https://www.healthline.com/health/understanding-and-overcoming-fear-of-the-unknown#overcoming-fear Today’s podcast was made possible through our affiliation with the following companies. When you shop with us, you help us bring you further Life Lessons. Branch Basics: https://branchbasics.com/?rfsn=5815122.06167f Dry Farm Wines: dryfarmwines.com/lifelessons You can also visit https://www.lifelessonscommunity.com/shop-with-us.html and shop with us at any time. Or you can make a donation directly through paypal.com using our email address: connect@lifelessonscommunity.com. Do you have a good news story, a listener-led lesson, or special quote to share? Email us at connect@lifelessonscommunity.com and listen each week to see if we share your submission. Join our Facebook community! Go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/LifeLessonsWithGinAndSheri and become a member today. You’ll be glad you did. Thank you for listening!

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The Life Lessons podcast focuses on a wide variety of topics designed to help us live our best lives, including life hacks, tips, how-to segments, inspirational stories, & more... and let's have some fun along the way! Gin Stephens is a retired teacher and New York Times bestselling author. Sheri Bullock has worked in healthcare for more than 26 years, is active in volunteerism, and she has always been interested in discovering the most effective life hacks to simplify her life. They are both moms and wives, juggling full time careers, while still being the glue that holds it all together in their homes. Life Lessons, with Gin Stephens and Sheri Bullock: Answering questions you didn't know you had...one smart solution at a time.