When fear takes hold, what do you do? How do you know it’s fear in the first place? What does facing it even mean?

In this CONTEST PREP UNIVERSITY conversation, Adam Atkinson and Dr. Kori Propst discuss the various ways in which we all respond to fear. They use the backdrop of the pandemic to share how we’ve seen fear show up and the emotions that often commingle with fear. They share both the positive and negative consequences of fear. Most importantly, they give you new perspectives about fear and what to do with it so you can navigate the difficult and uncomfortable times of your life with greater resilience and confidence.

Fear isn’t going anywhere. It’s baked into the cake between our ears. But we can learn to be with it more skillfully.

00:11 Introduction; Indications/Manifestations of Fear
04:20 What are we worried/anxious about?
06:08 Fears during COVID-19 period
08:56 Response to current fears
11:38 The downside of embracing fear
12:33 Fears faced by Adam during snorkeling experience
13:41 Fear of judgment
18:05 The importance of knowing facts
21:54 Fear can make us self-centered
26:12 The understanding of our common humanity
30:42 Our place of our greatest battles
35:20 The benefits of facing challenges
36:59 The source of many fears

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