Saturday, October 24, 2009

Fear Of The Unknown

Do You Suffer From
Fear Of The Unknown?
Fear of the unknown is a peculiar condition in most of us, where we find ourselves at our wit's end while thinking of embarking upon something we are not acquainted with.

It is quite a common phenomenon with human beings, when they do not wish to accept or meet with anything unfamiliar in terms of any situation or individual.
If allowed to persist, the fear can ultimately lead to a very restricted lifestyle, devoid of the various essences in life.
What can be the primary reasons?
There is a certain safety center in our body that keeps us alarmed of the various dangers that come into our way of life.
We come to know of these safety limits during our growing years as a child.

While as a child we were often restricted by our parents or feared to by them, if faced with an unusual situation. It is from then that we have become apprehensive about meeting anything new and foreign.
Thus, this fear in a way restricts, an individual into a particular fenced area of the known, depriving him from the excitement of meeting the strange and the unusual.
The various symptoms of fear of the unknown
This type of fear accompanied with a number of familiar symptoms like, rapid heart rate, dry mouth, constant perspiration, lack of clear thought and speech, trembling in fear, fear of dying, anxiety attacks, breathing trouble, and a plethora of associated difficulties in survival.
However, it must be remembered that you are neither the first nor the last one to suffer from the plight of the peculiar fear of the unknown.
The effectual remedies
Though this type of fear is not that fatal to an individual, yet it should definitely be remedied in order to enjoy a healthy carefree life bereft of any fear. For that, first of all, we have to turn the unfamiliar into familiar.