How to Rewrite the Story of Fear


Karen Thompson Walker is a novelist with a fresh perspective on fear.

What if, instead of fearing our fear, we viewed it as a story our imaginations create.

Just like any other story, fears have plots, characters, suspense, and cliffhanging questions: What happens next?

The real potential in this perspective of fear is that, if our fears are stories, we are the readers of those stories.

And we are the writers.

Why do we choose to believe the scary version of a story over the not-so-scary version?

This 12-minute talk will open the doors to the library of stories available to all of us and have you seeing your fears through a new, insightful perspective: