When fear and other difficult emotions and experiences surface, I find it’s painful – and futile – to try to escape it. And something shifts if I instead meet it.
The pointers go from witness and observing, to being space for and allowing, to meeting and being with, to welcome and say YES to it, to dive into and be it, to notice it’s already allowed, to notice it’s already what I am.
Any of those can be very helpful, perhaps at different times.
For me, I am now more attracted to diving into the middle and being it.
How does it feel to dive into the middle?
How does it feel to be it?