Why Is Fear Sometimes Fun?

Have you ever wondered why people who will happily spend money to scare themselves at a movie or amusement park will do almost anything to avoid putting themselves in a scary situation at work or in the rest of their lives? Listen to explore the mysteries of fear and how to experience more freedom in the face of the unknown!  (Original Airdate: October 31st, 2013)

5:15 – Awareness of danger vs. fear
10:20 – The invisible safety net
26:44 – What to do when we are spiraling
28:14 – The rollercoaster over the river
36:10 – Being grateful for the highs and graceful with the lows
47:03 – Can circumstances cure us?

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