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Do It Scared: Making Fear Your Friend

Do It Scared: Making Fear Your Friend by Monica Levi. Photograph of a mural that says "Punch today in the face" by Johnson Wang
Photograph by Johnson Wang

If you can accept fear as an inevitable, natural response to change, you can more easily embrace new life experiences and challenges

Whether we like it or not, fear is a big part of our lives. 

Historically, fear was a necessary part of human evolution — it’s utility in helping us survive was paramount. But in our current reality, there are

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