The Experience of Overcoming a Fear Essay

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    Weir uses a selection of cinematic forms to express the challenge of new experiences in his film The Truman Show, and through theses cinematic forms he is able to visually present the idea of the challenge of new experiences. In Weirs film, all of his characters such as Truman faces new experiences and the challenges that comes with it. Weir selects the ideas of overcoming fear, trust and control, for his characters to visually show the audience the challenge of new experiences with the use of cinematic forms. One of the ideas that Weir orchestrates to show the challenge of new experiences in The Truman Show is overcoming fear. This was explored early on in the movie when Truman was ask to go on a boat for work. From the very first…

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    - Irvin D. Yalom (2008) Staring at the sun: overcoming the terror of death is a book that is written by Irvin D. Yalom (2008), who is an existential psychiatrist and an emeritus faculty of Stanford University. Over the past decades, Yalom has impacted the field of existential psychology remarkably, and his ideas contribute to existential psychotherapy as well. In this book, Yalom fully addresses how to overcome one’s inner terror of death by telling multiple affecting stories of his own and…

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    Overcoming Obstacles “Challenges are what make life interesting. Overcoming them is what makes them meaningful”. Obstacles are problems, given to us humans to solve. It could be something as big as being born with a disability or something as simple as learning how to ride a bike. Overcoming obstacles are never easy to begin with. Most obstacles are extremely hard and challenging. But by overcoming them, you’ll know why they are important. The importance of overcoming obstacles in life is…

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    the vivid experiences on this planet, ceasing to exist and think, and being blindfolded of the experience after death strikes fear into the hearts of all human beings. Each day lived is another day closer to the end. We fear this. We die for an eternity. We fear this. The probable pain unbeknownst to us before death. We fear this. The mental illusion of fear dwells within…

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    of these meanings because just like many other people, I have experienced both. Journeys are fun to take. Whether you take a literal journey or a figurative one, journeys are great experiences that we get to have. When a journey is begun, it can be very hard to adjust to the changes we experience. Many journey beginnings come with many obstacles we must overcome in order to reach the end. When someone begins a cross country race they must overcome hills, fatigue, and sometimes injuries to finish…

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    Agoraphobia is the fear of open spaces. It is a very common phobia. Many people think that agoraphobia means a fear of public spaces and open spaces, but this is just part of it. With agoraphobia you may have the fear of entering shops, crowds, public spaces, travelling in trains planes or buses. You may also fear being on a bridge or elevator, being in a movie theater or restaurant where there is no easy escape. All these stem from one fear- a fear of being in a place where help is not…

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    At St. George’s, we have something called core values, and one of those core values is resilience. We are taught to persevere when we find ourselves in difficult situations, and that’s exactly what we do. When we are faced with challenges, such as the challenge of waking up and getting ready, we do not cower in fear and run away. Instead, we actually push through the barrier and end up growing stronger from it. It’s important to overcome challenges because it can open us to new perspectives, and…

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    Many first time college students experience fear and anxiety with writing. Often the intimidation of that blank white page causes stress and anxiety. As stated in the article “How to Overcome the Fear of Writing” by author Henri Junttila (2015), it is crucial that I first identify my fear and work at overcoming it. A few of the apprehensions I have faced in my writing is organizing my thoughts to make sure my sentences flow in a clear and consistent manner, connecting to my reading audience and…

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    freedom to find meaning in every experience.” Rejection Proof Jia Jiang Rejection is like a hot stove once you touch it and get burned it leaves a lasting imprint on the mind to be cautious when near the stove, but will you let the fear of a hot stove keep you from cooking or will you overcome it and be stronger? In the book Rejection Proof, Jia Jiang wants to master the fear of rejection by constantly getting rejected and proving to himself and others that he is better than that feeling of…

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    throughout every stanza points out the different discoveries and changes that individual incur as they continually open doors and find something new each time. The change may be subtle like “the hollow wind”, or confronting like a stark “eye”, or unexpected like the “magic city”, or a new perspective through “the picture/ of a picture”. But all encompass the notion of change: that may alter individuals, their world or give them new perspectives. Even “if there’s a fog” when we open the door, an…

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