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Common Fears

Intuitive resource lists help us get feedback from the subconscious about what is
important for us. Use these lists to stimulate your thinking and create new inner
connections. Scan the list below quickly, noting which items catch your attention.
From the items you checked off, pick the top 7 for further exploration through
journaling, action, reflection or meditation.

Listed below are some common fears. A fear can be described as an excessive feeling
of anxiety associated with the anticipation of a specific object or situation.

abandonment, desertion
accidents. injury
being clumsy, inept
being controlled by others
being bad, corrupt, evil, defective
being deprived
being harmed
being of little or no value
being unloved
change
commitment
conflict, aggression
criticism
death
defeat
diminishment, decline
disease
doing wrong
embarrassment
failure
freedom
groups
hurting others
ignorance
incapacitation
incompetence
incorrect decisions, making mistakes
insecurity
invasion of boundaries
isolation, loneliness, separation
lack, not enough
limitation
looking stupid
losing control
loss
loss of connection, fragmentation
material loss
meaninglessness
no identity, personal insignificance
not fitting in
pain
people, relationships
possessiveness
poverty
public speaking
rejection
responsibility
self-expression
selfishness
success, responsibility
truth, God, duty, being oneself
unknown
uselessness
violence
vulnerability, self-exposure
what others think of us
worthlessness, no inherent value