Posts Tagged ‘Fear’

The Benefits of Letting Go of Your Fear

Fear can take on the look of reason. “It is unrealistic to think that by working less you can make more money.” “If you don’t train adequately, you’ll injure yourself, and never be able to finish a marathon.” Looking up the definition, fear as a noun is; an unpleasant belief that . . . as…

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Continuing Education

If you are similar to most professionals, once you finished your last exam, last board, you didn’t want to see another book or technical material for a long time. Yet, you knew that once you began practicing, you were/are required to participate  in regular continuing education. “People should think things out fresh and not just…

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What is Wisdom, and Why Does it Matter?

Let’s begin with a definition of wisdom; it is the ability to think and act using knowledge, experience, understanding, common sense, and insight. Why would I possibly want to focus on having wisdom and being fearless for 2015? How could that possibly relate to dentistry? Those are great questions. Since last week I addressed 3…

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3 Life Lessons from Overcoming Fear

Fear is something we all experience at some point in life. For 2015 one of the two areas that I decided to focus on, was being fearless or specifically taking courageous action. I had been reflecting for about a month towards the end of 2014, on what I wanted to focus on for the New…

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3 Life Lessons from Overcoming Fear

Fear is something we all experience at some point in life. For 2015 one of the two areas that I decided to focus on, was being fearless or specifically taking courageous action. I had been reflecting for about a month towards the end of 2014, on what I wanted to focus on for the New…

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The World of Sick

I will not go back into the world of sick. Or, if I use my words properly, I’m firmly ensconced in living healthy. The world of sick made for a way better title. Not so good in the world of transformation. And that’s where I reside. After my initial SPECT scan (I’ll have two for…

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Don’t Let Marketers Scare You, Dentistry is Great

I’m boiling angry. That doesn’t happen often. Sure, I get frustrated. I might even talk to my computer. Typically, I don’t get boiling angry. Yet, I AM!!! I’m sure I get many of the emails you do. Lists, opt-ins, and marketing has no idea I’m not a dentist. I subscribe to see what’s out there.…

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Fear

It’s back. Fear. I wasn’t admitting or talking about my fear. I pretended, it wasn’t there. And then, I had to. “Deanna, I already told you three times, I’m not repeating myself.” Dave claims with a raised voice. I can’t hide any more. In actuality, I wasn’t really hiding. It was there, just waiting. On…

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Fear and What to Do With It

We’ve all experienced fear at some point in our lives. There was the time that I was hiking the Incline on the front of Pike’s Peak with my hiking partner. We were two thirds of the way up the old cog railway “hike” when we heard the clash of thunder. Fortunately, we were near the…

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Does Envisioning Really Work in Dentistry?

So none of us want to be made a fool. We don’t want to appear gullible. Sometimes, something comes along that sounds like a plausible idea, but we get scared of hoping something may work. What if it doesn’t? The thoughts I just mentioned are universal; they are not unique to dentists. As someone who…

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