Fear is like an overprotective mother

Fear is a part of the human experience. Our brains developed this fear mechanism to keeps us safe. You can even think of it as an overly protective mother. She is always telling you what not to do to prevent you from getting hurt — “Don’t touch the fire. You’ll get burned.” “Don’t talk to strangers.” “Watch for cars when crossing the street.” She tells you all this because she loves you and wants to protect you from danger…

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