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The Fear List

Read through the Fear List to check for common fears and their components.  You’ll find suggestions for overcoming each.  What you will find will be what we call “targets” for processing or integrating. 

 

The Fear List is a checklist of the common fears and their components and suggestions for overcoming each. Each is open to exposure or integration:

Warning: Folks with a history of mental illness, PTSD, or panic are urged not to use these techniques without a therapist. If you decide to do these processes you will agree to absolve the webmaster, the webhost, Emoclear.com, and Steve Mensing of any responsibility for the application or misapplication of these processes. There is always in any process the possibility that someone could experience some discomfort.

Fear of going crazy. Understand the differences between being upset and having a psychosis. Only a small percentage of persons ever get a psychosis What if you did go crazy--could you accept it and survive it? Could you manage a psychosis if you had it? What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you? Feelings of going crazy can be processed or integrated. Beliefs about going crazy can be processed or integrated.

Fear of losing control. What if you lost control--could you accept it and survive it? Who hasn't gotten very angry? Tripped and fell? Lost control of bikes and cars? Hopefully lose control during lovemaking. Are these persons still acceptable? Can you accept yourself if you lose control? Can you survive losing control? What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you? Feelings and beliefs about losing control can be processed or integrated.

Fear of dying. Could you accept dying? What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you? Feelings and beliefs about death can be processed or integrated. What are some of your fears concerning death?  Check these:

 

Intense and overwhelming pain. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

The uncertainty of not knowing what might happen. Ask yourself what you believe about uncertainty will likely reveal what you believe and fear about death. After you get your answer, ask yourself: What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?


Loss of control. You may fear losing control of your mind or body. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Suffocating. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Loss of beauty and intelligence. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Being buried alive. In some rare instances persons may fear being buried alive. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Being separated from loved ones forever. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

 

Fear of Hell. What do you imagine hell is? What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of loss of bowel and bladder control. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of leaving your family in bad financial straits. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Being a failure or failing at something important. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Loss of approval or love. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being paralyzed. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being vulnerable or being dependant on others. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring
you?

Loss of meaning and purpose. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of losing your sense of self. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

 

 

Fear of abuse. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

 

Fear of being empty. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being forgotten or that your whole existence was meaningless. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Believing that any of the above fears could not be stood or are too much. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Believing any of your fears will last forever. What could be worse than that? What could be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Believing that death and the fear of it would be 100% awful, terrible, or catastrophic. What would be worse than that? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?


Fear of the meaning of bodily symptoms. What do they mean? Write them down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of going senile. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of losing our intellectual or creative abilities. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of losing our attractiveness. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of not being "perfect". What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of the dark or the night. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of anything potentially dangerous. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of injury and pain. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of paralysis. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of falling. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of new situations. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of heights. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of chaos or confusion. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of moving at high speeds. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of having no choices. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of rejection or disapproval. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of emotional abandonment. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of appearing dumb or incompetent. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of appearing awkward. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of nightmares. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of growing old. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of hallucinations. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of loud and sudden noises. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear being alone or feeling empty. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of wide-open spaces. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being unknown or forgotten. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being swallowed up by crowds. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being controlled by others. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of drowning. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of sexual fantasies and impulses. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being love only for status and wealth. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of making mistakes. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being the center of attention. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of fear. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of physical contact or getting close. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of depression or anger. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of introducing yourself. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of discussing feelings with people of the same sex. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of going into restrooms. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of eating alone or going to the movies alone. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of speaking in public. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of contamination or disease. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being creative. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of looking into another's eyes.
What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of humiliation. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of physical expression or dancing in public. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of others seeing my nervousness, loudness, or neediness. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of flying and turbulence. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of failure.  What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

 

Fear of succeeding. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of pleasure or being happy. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of being trapped. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of panic. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of reptiles, rodents, insects, and other living creatures. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of bridges, elevators, escalators, closed spaces. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of sharp objects and needles. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of hospitals, dentists, doctors. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of amusement park rides. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of thunderstorms. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of deep water. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Fear of imaginary beings. What does this mean to you? Write the meanings down. What would be worse than those meanings? What would be worse still? What intuitive messages would this feeling bring you?

Take care, Steve 

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