Moving From Fear to Clarity
Many things can create tension in the body, and one is the feeling of fear. Emotions are interesting in that they seem connected to thought and external stimulus, yet they are something we feel in our bodies.
Working with fear is a skill worth developing, and the body can be a good teacher. First, just tune into your body enough to recognize when fear is activating. What does it feel like? Do you notice changes in your breathing? Can you sense areas of your musculature that are contracting?