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Topic > Fear / Fearlessness

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  • Finding Perfect Freedom (Writing - 10/13/02)

    Find Real Freedom through love.

  • Always You (Writing - 12/8/02)

    Put God First

  • 7 Ways to Make Nothing Out of Fear (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Here are seven separate Higher Facts about the proof and the possibility of the Fearless Life.

  • True Purpose (Writing - 2/22/03)

    Find your true purpose in life!

  • Fear (Writing - 2/23/03)

    It is in your power to be awake to the fearful voices that either project some doom or denouce you for making mistakes.

  • Self-Protection (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Self-Protection is, and has always been, nothing but a self-limiting reaction that we cling to in the darkness of our present life-level.

  • Indecision (Writing - 2/23/03)

    Tips for fearlessly stepping into indecision and the unknown.

  • Life's Secret Lessons About Real Success (Writing - 7/28/03)

    Guy Finley reveals how the misleading fear of emptiness (failure) keeps us from knowing true success.

  • A Silent Prayer to Empower Your Wish to be Free (Writing - 10/6/03)

    Guy explains how we can begin developing true fearlessness by refusing to follow the commands of the internal pressure that jumps in and immediately tells us what we must now…[more]

  • Step Past Secret Self-Limitations (Writing - 12/8/03)

    In this key lesson Guy Finley encourages us to see through the false nature that would keep us from moving forward through any uncertainty and doubt.

  • Stop Making "Peace" With People Who Would Punish You (Writing - 2/23/04)

    As Guy Finley explains, by walking away from punishing relationships we walk towards a new Self and a more peaceful Life.

  • Eleven Laws That Lift You to the Next Life Level (Writing - 3/1/04)

    The only thing that holds us down is what we don't yet know about ourselves. This insight explains why our ability to learn the truth about ourselves, to increase our…[more]

  • New Facts for Real Strength (Writing - 3/22/04)

    Our willingness to see the difference between real and false strength, explains Guy Finley, is what allows us to achieve a whole new kind of life.

  • Let Go of the Fear of Being No One (Writing - 6/1/04)

    When we see, as Guy Finley explains, that by becoming Someone we only succeed in making ourselves a slave to the image of what that will bring, we understand that…[more]

  • The Secret of Living Thought-Free (Writing - 6/22/04)

    We must learn to detect and reject the old content of ourselves, explains Guy Finley, if we are to enjoy the true freedom that awaits us.

  • How to Free Yourself from Fear and Worries by Walking Directly Into Them (Writing - 6/29/04)

    Instead of letting fear lead you off the path and into the dark, explains Guy Finley, remain true to your course and watch it disappear.

  • Make the Fear of Being "No One" Fade Away (Writing - 7/20/04)

    Looking for ourselves in the eyes of others throws us behind the walls of a psychic prison. The door slams shut each time we find ourselves feeling good about ourselves…[more]

  • Let the Love of Truth Give You a Fearless Life (Writing - 9/19/04)

    As we begin to see, explains Guy Finley, that keeping company with fear, worry, and stress is actually what allows those negative states to remain firmly lodged in our hearts,…[more]

  • Attract Positive Life Results with This Powerful Secret Principle (Writing - 3/28/05)

    If we can see, explains Guy Finley, how positive inner states lead to positive life experiences, then we can also see that negative inner states must attract negative results.

  • The Higher Self-Understanding That Heals All Hurts (Writing - 5/1/05)

    When faced with a fear of the unknown, explains Guy Finley, we must choose to explore what is yet to be discovered within ourselves.

  • Knowledge to Be Stronger Than Whatever Shakes You (Writing - 7/25/05)

    Before we can learn to free ourselves from our own fearful reactions to unwanted events, explains Guy Finley, we must realize just how worthless fear actually is.

  • Let Go and Live the Extraordinary Life (Writing - 10/24/05)

    When it comes to letting go and living in the Now, explains Guy Finley, no sincere effort goes unrewarded.

  • Turn Dark Tunnels into Bridges of Light (Writing - 4/16/06)

    Taking conscious risks can be such a powerful catalyst for inner change, explains Guy Finley, and involves making a choice to do what's true, in spite of what that choice…[more]

  • Build the Foundation of a Fearless Life (Writing - 4/23/06)

    It's only what you do right this moment, right Now, explains Guy Finley, that's the seed of personal change.

  • The New Self-Understanding that Makes You Unstoppable (Writing - 6/12/06)

    We live in a world, explains Guy Finley, that is established for us to succeed in realizing that within us dwells an Intelligence beyond fear.

  • The Little Boy Who Laughed Away the "Haunted" House (Writing - 9/4/06)

    If we will courageously examine every frightening thought that goes through our minds to see if it is based in reality, explains Guy Finley, we will eventually discover that there…[more]

  • The Power to Doubt and Dismiss Any Problem (Audio 11:36 - 9/11/06)

    Here is the secret to releasing physical tension and mental pain from your life forever. Learn these three simple steps and you will never be the same again.

  • Be Stronger Than Any Inner Bully (Writing - 9/24/06)

    Starting to think differently towards your own fears, explains Guy Finley, is the same as learning to act differently towards them.

  • Go from Storms to Sunny Skies (Writing - 3/5/07)

    Fighting the storm by resisting its winds and rain, explains Guy Finley, will do no good.

  • Erase Those Fearful Feelings (Writing - 3/12/07)

    Being conscious of your fear, explains Guy Finley, empowers you to interact with it in an entirely new way.

  • Journey Beyond Fear (Writing - 6/3/07)

    Counter to popular opinion, real success is not measured by the amount of our possessions. Simply stated, the truth is that real success -- ultimately the only success -- is…[more]

  • Inviting What is True to Set You Free (Writing - 7/16/07)

    Experience reveals, explains Guy Finley, that the actual nature of any painful moment in life has little to do with what we first blame our pain upon.

  • Walk Away From the Ache of What Others Think About You (Audio 14:49 - 1/21/08)

    We all know the sting of not getting the approval we seek from other people. And when we don't receive the approval, we double our efforts and try a different…[more]

  • Withdraw from the World of Fear and Worry (Writing - 3/31/08)

    What we really want isn't power to control the dark conditions around us, explains Guy Finley, but to be part of a new brighter and higher world within ourselves where…[more]

  • Stop Taking Fear as Your Guide (Writing - 4/6/08)

    Real fearlessness, explains Guy Finley, comes with knowing that we have everything we need to succeed in the same moment that it's needed.

  • Challenge Fear's Right to Rule Your Life (Writing - 5/12/08)

    The seemingly scary condition, whatever it may be, is not the problem, says Guy Finley. It is your reaction that is fearful.

  • Seven Laws of Fearless Living (Writing - 5/26/08)

    When you know what you're looking for is what you already are, explains Guy Finley, then you stand on the threshold of Fearless Living.

  • Panic Attacks (Writing - 5/28/08)

    Guy Finley discusses panic attacks and the fearful, mechanical thoughts that terrorize an unawakened mind. Learn the secret of knowing that all is well when you realize the truth that…[more]

  • Be Your True Self and Be Fearless (Writing - 6/2/08)

    It is possible, explains Guy Finley, to understand your fear in a whole new way.

  • The Essential Laws of Fearless Living (Audio 12:39 - 6/9/08)

    In this extraordinary podcast, Guy Finley reveals the higher understanding that is necessary to find the Truly Fearless Life!

  • The Power that Makes All Things Possible (Writing - 6/16/08)

    What good is the light of any lamp in the dark, asks Guy Finley, if we forget to take that lamp with us out into the night?

  • Stop This Secret Self-Sabotage (Writing - 6/23/08)

    Choosing inner seeing over the wish to be seen by others in a complimentary light, explains Guy Finley, stops the cycle of self-sabotage.

  • Making "Peace" with People who Would Punish Us (Writing - 6/30/08)

    The fear of being alone in life, explains Guy Finley, belongs to an imagined self.

  • Welcome the Freedom that Comes with Being Fearless (Writing - 7/21/08)

    As we are coming to see, within each of us dwells a Light -- an awareness capable not only of observing the host of invisible forces that forge life itself,…[more]

  • See Through the Painful Illusion of Imperfection (Audio 12:33 - 8/19/08)

    In this podcast, best-selling author Guy Finley talks about what it really means to be yourself.

  • Stop Believing in Your Own Weakness (Writing - 9/22/08)

    It is our fear of being alone, explains Guy Finley, that compels us to seek the approval of others.

  • Making a Living (Writing - 1/1/09)

    Guy Finley discusses the secrets of success and the truth that there is nothing to fear -- not even job loss or financial failure. Stop being punished by comparison and…[more]

  • Be Stronger Than Anything That Frightens You (Writing - 1/5/09)

    The seemingly scary condition, whatever it may be, is not the problem. It is your reaction that is fearful. This is why if you will become conscious of your condition…[more]

  • End the Misery of Measuring Yourself (Audio 14:36 - 2/23/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley explains in detail how measuring yourself actually prevents any real change from taking place.

  • Change Forever Your Relationship with Fear (Writing - 2/16/09)

    We are deceived whenever we find ourselves feverishly thinking through "all the possibilities" stirred up by a fearful moment, because the only possibility any of these fearful thoughts hold is…[more]

  • Bright New Actions that Lead to the Fearless Life (Writing - 3/9/09)

    Deliberate release any thought or feeling, explains Guy Finley, that would have you believe that freedom is found through the approval of others.

  • How to Want Whatever Happens to You (Writing - 4/20/09)

    You do not need to remain the victim of fear, explains Guy Finley.

  • A Whole Life is a Fearless Life (Audio 19:20 - 11/8/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley takes a look at why it is that we seem to repeat the same experiences over and over again, and what it is we need…[more]

  • The Secret of Knowing Without Thinking (Writing - 11/16/09)

    You may not be able to think your way out of a nagging problem, explains Guy Finley, but you can see your way clear of it.

  • The Secret of Gentle Intolerance (Audio 5:17 - 12/9/09)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley describes a new kind of interior, conscious resolve in which a person ceases to tolerate the deceptive demands of negative states.

  • The Secret of How to End Any Storm Before it Begins (Writing - 3/5/10)

    Before we can learn to free ourselves from our own fearful reactions to unwanted events, we must realize just how worthless fear actually is -- especially when we turn to…[more]

  • The Courage to Stop Suffering Over Mistakes (Writing - 9/3/10)

    Real self-command dawns within us as we realize that reliving the past is powerless to change a present misunderstanding.

  • The Essential Laws of Fearless Living (Video 3:24 - 6/1/10)

    Guy Finley speaks on themes from his best-selling book The Essential Laws of Fearless Living.

  • Give Yourself to a Life Free of Fear (Audio 3:21 - 10/4/10)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about why we must give ourselves completely to each moment if we ever want to discover a fearless life.

  • Courage (Writing - 9/27/10)

    Guy Finley discusses our native right to live fearlessly, and the courage, resolution, and persistence required to prove our fears groundless. Learn more about rising above the limitations of your…[more]

  • Start Seeing the Good When Things Look Bad (Writing - 11/15/10)

    All things good come to those for whom the Good is all things.

  • Real Faith and True Freedom (Writing - 1/10/11)

    No one is free who lives with fear.

  • The Courage to Be Free of Negative States (Writing - 5/23/11)

    Self-limiting thoughts or feelings have power over us only when we are tricked into believing that we need something we don't.

  • Uncover the Treasure of Your True Self (Writing - 7/25/11)

    Yours is also the right to effortlessly recognize and release anger and frustration, to be able to see them for exactly what they are -- false powers disguised as helpful…[more]

  • Stand Your Inner Ground (Writing - 11/14/11)

    Facing your fearful feelings brings them to an end because if you'll proceed while being afraid, you'll see all that's been scaring you... is you.

  • Choose the Path of Freedom (Audio 4:03 - 2/3/12)

    In this podcast, Guy Finley talks about how we can stop being fooled into involving ourselves with fear, worry and anxiety by remembering that there are parts of us that…[more]

  • Be the Opening Act in Real Life (Audio 3:40 - 2/8/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains why the unconscious imitation of anyone else is the repetition of the known, and why real freedom cannot be found in familiarity.

  • The Power of Being Watchful Instead of Willful (Writing - 1/16/12)

    The more we imagine a fearless life created by conditions outside of us, the more compelled we feel to try and control those same conditions.

  • Be There for the Breath of Heaven (Audio 7:04 - 2/13/12)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains what it means to wait for a "Divine touch" that makes the darkest moments into something light, bright, and right for all involved.

  • Wake Up and Walk Into a Larger Life (Writing - 4/30/12)

    Freedom is not overcoming what you think stands in your way. It is understanding that what is in your way is part of the way.

  • End the Race to Going Nowhere Fast (Writing - 6/11/12)

    There may be no greater self-deception than the false notion that rushing through anything actually helps us in any way whatsoever. After all, if anxious thoughts and feelings had any…[more]

  • Take the Stuffing Out of What Scares You (Writing - 11/19/12)

    There was once a family living on a large farm, growing corn crops. As the children grew up and the older ones would leave home, the younger ones would get…[more]

  • Free Yourself from Pressure and Anxiety (Writing - 12/10/12)

    **Before speaking to someone who intimidates me, I sometimes feel my throat start to close up and my voice choke up with so much tension that I find it hard…[more]

  • Any Limitation Can Be Transcended (Writing - 2/11/13)

    Actualizing our spiritual right to live without the frustration of fearful limitations is not a question of achieving something new; it begins with choosing to end a relationship with that…[more]

  • Learn to Accept What Life Would Teach You (Writing - 4/1/13)

    Ours is the power to choose what we will and will not give our power to.

  • Secrets to Fearless Living (Writing - 5/13/13)

    To really let go of these fears, we must first go through them.

  • Negativity is Not Your Friend! An Answer to a 9-Year-Old Boy (Video 2:14 - 6/24/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how true interior freedom dawns as we begin to observe the mechanical behavior of negative states as they try to tell us who…[more]

  • Go Against the World That Wants to Carry You Away (Video 7:47 - 7/10/13)

    In this video, Guy Finley talks about how we must always make an effort to stay awake so that we can begin using life's currents and waves for our own…[more]

  • The Safety of Self-Command (Writing - 7/15/13)

    Fear is, and has always been, nothing but a self-limiting reaction that we cling to in the darkness of our present life-level, having mistaken it for a shield of self-protection.…[more]

  • Five Facts to Liberate You from the Lie of Fear (Writing - 12/2/13)

    The more we are willing to learn about the way fear works, the less power it has to work its ways on us.

  • The Strength and Safety of Practicing Real Power (Writing - 12/30/13)

    More times a day than we want to acknowledge, we feel powerless. In such moments, for whatever reason, we see our situation as being without a solution. Confusion starts coloring…[more]

  • Learn to Be in Silent Command of Yourself and Others (Video 2:58 - 5/20/14)

    In this short video, Guy Finley explains that we are troubled by the behavior of other people only when we want something from them. When we begin to use our…[more]

  • Erase Fearful Feelings from Your Life (Writing - 6/30/14)

    Being conscious of your fear empowers you to interact with it in an entirely new way.

  • Spiritual Toughness Starts Here (Video 11:35 - 8/25/14)

    Guy Finley explains that there is a nature inside of us that wants nothing to do with spiritual work and inner transformation. We must consciously meet this part of ourselves…[more]

  • Spiritual Toughness Starts Here (Audio 11:57 - 8/25/14)

    Guy Finley explains that there is a nature inside of us that wants nothing to do with spiritual work and inner transformation. We must consciously meet this part of ourselves…[more]

  • No Risk, No New Understanding (Audio 1:38 - 11/4/14)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley talks about how we cannot really learn anything new about ourselves without first letting go of our present level of understanding and the sense…[more]

  • Four Facts to Help Liberate You From the Lie of Fear (Writing - 2/16/15)

    The more we are willing to learn about the way fear works, the less power it has to work its ways on us.

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Audio 13:30 - 3/19/15)

    In this short talk, Guy Finley explains that the basic question within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To know the answer, you must first awaken…[more]

  • 3 Words and One Action That Guarantees Spiritual Freedom (Video 2:19 - 3/20/15)

    In this short video clip, Guy Finley explains that a true spiritual aspirant is someone who works to "make it real" because he or she has seen the futility of…[more]

  • Awaken the Part of You That Fears No Pain (Video 13:07 - 4/13/15)

    In this video, Guy Finley explains that the basic question that lingers within every spiritual aspirant's mind is, "When will I be free?" To discover the answer, we must first…[more]

  • Put Yourself in Heavenly Hands (Writing - 8/10/15)

    There is a higher world where fears can't enter, let alone infect.

  • Agree to Enter into the Battle and You Will Find True Help (Video 3:23 - 8/11/15)

    Guy Finley talks about a higher guide that goes before us and has already seen to our spiritual victory, but only if we agree to enter into the true interior…[more]

  • How to Make Problems Fall Away (Writing - 9/28/15)

    We cannot change, control, or be stronger than anything our mind says is outside of us. But we can be inwardly awake, conscious of the fact that we don't need…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Video 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Wake Up and Stop Being Used by Weakness (Audio 4:31 - 12/23/15)

    Guy Finley explains how weakness that is within us resists and judges the weakness in others, and how we can use that negative force of judgment to realize the oneness…[more]

  • Slow Down, Wake Up, and Become Watchful (Video 6:03 - 3/28/16)

    When the mind is asleep to itself, fearful imagination kicks into gear whenever unwanted events occur. We then resist the very outcomes that we have imagined, and then we end…[more]

  • Why Am I Here? (Video 4:26 - 4/19/16)

    Guy Finley explains that our true purpose in life is connected to the part of us that is always present and connected to a higher intelligence that always goes before…[more]

  • Your Inner Victory Conquers All (Writing - 7/25/16)

    As we learn how to take the higher ground inwardly and begin winning that life for which we are created, we are gradually empowered to prevail over any event and…[more]

  • Welcome the Unexpected Challenge of Becoming Self Conscious (Audio 4:22 - 8/15/16)

    In this short audio clip, "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about how becoming conscious of ourselves in the right way comes with a necessary kind of growing pain that…[more]

  • Four Insights That Make Old Fears Fade and Finally Disappear From View (Writing - 8/15/16)

    Awaken the higher understanding you need that allows you to walk past the level of self that gives rise to your fear.

  • Welcome the Unexpected Challenge of Becoming Self Conscious (Video 4:03 - 9/19/16)

    In this short video clip, "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about how becoming conscious of ourselves in the right way comes with a necessary kind of growing pain that…[more]

  • Show Me the Fear! (Video 2:47 - 12/1/16)

    Guy Finley explains that fear is not real any more than the shadow of an object is the object itself. It is merely a projection of a nature that has…[more]

  • The Final and Absolute Secret to a Fearless Life (Audio 5:10 - 12/14/16)

    Best-selling "letting go" author Guy Finley explains how psychological fear is always connected to the idea that something of value can be taken from us. But who we really are…[more]

  • If You Lay Down with Dogs, You Get Up with Fleas (Video 16:00 - 1/5/17)

    Guy Finley explains that when we lend our attention to considering any worry, blame, regret, or resentment, we have unknowingly agreed to be commanded by that negative state.

  • Put Yourself in the Hands of a Power Greater than Any Pain (Video 3:51 - 3/13/17)

    Guy Finley explains that we are not meant to worry about growing older. We are meant to welcome growing older as a natural step towards changing what we value most…[more]

  • Stop Being the "Plaything" of Lower States (Excerpt) (Video 6:52 - 3/13/17)

    Guy Finley talks about how unnecessary anxiety, fear and suffering can come to an end when we voluntarily agree to become conscious of the parts of ourselves that presently hide…[more]

  • Let Go of Self-Limiting Fears (Writing - 3/27/17)

    To flatten your fears once and for all, you must forget about the idea of domination and start thinking about self-illumination -- the miracle that happens within us whenever we…[more]

  • Turn Limitation Into Liberation (Audio 5:58 - 5/22/17)

    When we meet our limitations head on we enter into relationship with a transformative power that enables us to transcend anything that would limit us.

  • Let Love Lead You to a Fearless Life (Audio 2:40 - 5/23/17)

    Guy Finley addresses a student's feelings of inadequacy as she tries to express what she's learning. Guy tells her that if you wish to know God's love in this life,…[more]

  • Step Out of the Flood of Negative Thoughts and Feelings (Writing - 6/5/17)

    Use the five words in the face of anything that threatens to overpower you.

  • Drop the Unseen Dependency that's Dragging You Down in Life (Video 12:30 - 6/30/17)

    Guy Finley explains why fear is a form of spiritual sickness, and what one must do to return to spiritual health.

  • Inspiring Points and Helpful Powers Along the Path to Self-Success (Writing - 7/31/17)

    We must always remember that in all circumstances, our situation is ourselves.

  • No Thought Can Free You from Fear (Video 5:07 - 3/30/18)

    Guy Finley reveals what we must do to change our experience of life and enter into a relationship with freedom itself.

  • The Death of Fear (Audio 3:45 - 4/2/18)

    All forms of psychological fear are created and sustained out of an uninvestigated relationship with a lower part of us that lives in perpetual fear of its own death. Until…[more]

  • How to Catch What is Stealing Your Life (Video 7:14 - 4/6/18)

    Guy Finley explains that you would never sense that something is stealing your life if there weren't the presence of a higher nature within you that made you aware of…[more]