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Trick or Treat?

Thursday, October 31, 2013

Halloween as become quite the occasion, hasn't it?
Full range of emotions from funny

to right down evil

Sometimes unwillingly

A couple days ago I watched a youtube video about a couple who, on a dare, went through the haunted house that had been set up at one of the big theme parks. A camera recorded the whole thing. At first they were laughing, but that soon changed. Some parts really were absolutely frightening . . . terrorizing . . . so much so that one of them just froze and couldn't even move to run away.

I've been thinking about fear, and how it can paralyze us.

Perhaps today is a good day to consider what we might be fearful of . . . and how we can turn our tricks (the ones we play on ourselves) into treats (enabling us to reach our goals, whatever they may be).

Wouldn't it be great to tackle one of the fears that's been holding us back?

I've decided that I'm going to do that. I want to have something special to be thankful for by the time Thanksgiving gets here.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
BONNIEMARGAY 11/1/2013 2:25PM

    YES! I have been turning the intense energy of my anxiety attacks into increased movement each day. When your body says fight or flight, it is time to get moving!

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MARITIMER3 11/1/2013 10:44AM

    For me, part of facing up to a fear and defeating it was giving up on the idea that everything I did had to be perfect.

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TRESSWANN 11/1/2013 5:16AM

    Love the idea

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WALLAHALLA 10/31/2013 11:21PM

    Great idea!
Have a healthy Halloween! emoticon

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FISHINGLADY66 10/31/2013 9:34PM

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KRITTEN1 10/31/2013 7:58PM

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GABY1948 10/31/2013 7:02PM

    GREAT blog...and I fight fear a lot! But, I have to tell ya, I loved the full moon but when I saw that "clown" in the second picture I ALMOST didn't go further...that is ONE scary guy!

Have a GREAT November!

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BIGPAWSUP 10/31/2013 5:59PM

    Awesome!! That is a great thought process - thanks.

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SPARKFRAN514 10/31/2013 5:52PM

    emoticon we can each work in something we fear me its the scales going up with the holidays upon us.
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1CRAZYDOG 10/31/2013 5:03PM

    Definitely! Have a boo-tiful Halloween. HUGS

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SUNNY332 10/31/2013 4:22PM

    Since this is the time for goblins and bats, Halloween spirits, ghosts and cats, Weird-happenings and witches brew, These are the things I wish for you. May the only spirit you chance to meet, Be the spirit of love and warm friends sweet. May the tricks that you are asked to do, Be a trick to help a friend or two.

Happy Halloween...

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