Karen Darrin
Fear Creates Courage

Fear Creates Courage

“Fear is the raw material from which courage is manufactured. Without it, we wouldn’t even know what it means to be brave.” ~ Finding Your Own North Star by Martha Beck Dictionary.com defines courage as “the quality of mind or spirit that enables a...
How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think About You

How To Stop Worrying What Other People Think About You

Most of us are guilty of worrying too much about what others think of us. Studies show that we consistently overestimate how much, and how badly, others think about us and our failings. An unfortunate consequence of this is that we are far more inhibited and far less...
Worry Wart — Why We Have a Negativity Bias

Worry Wart — Why We Have a Negativity Bias

I can have a great day rich with the things I love but, as I wind down for the evening, why do I focus on that one mean and anonymous comment I received on social media? Why do we focus on the negative so much? You can thank our brain’s evolutionary negativity...