The only thing we have to fear…..

August 26th, 2010

When FDR said that "the only thing we have to fear, is fear itself," he may have been on to something more than just calming a frightened nation. He could not have known that he was going to the heart of a deep contemporary psychological insight about fear and its root causes.

While we all experience some level of apprehension, there is a low level current of less noticeable fear that inform everyday choices, disrupt relationships, creates stress and acts as subconscious saboteurs. Harvard Psychotherapist Dr. Srini Pallay, in his book Life Unlocked: 7 Revolutionary Lessons to Overcome Fear, looks at the cutting edge research in psychology and neuroscience to show how our biggest roadblock to happiness and success is fear. My conversation with Dr. Srnivasan Pillay: