Fear is your body preparing you for action. Cyberbullying removes the capacity for direct response, and that hormone cascade can turn against the victim, becoming chronic anxiety, feelings of worthlessness and helplessness, and a kind of destructive deep anger that can explode against self and others. We must help our children, and ourselves, find healthy ways of dealing with these feelings. Once the pure emotional energy strikes the prism of perceptual experience, it splits into love and fear, which compete for room in our hearts. The value of introspection, meditation, self-expression and self-acceptance cannot be overrated. We must find these values and skills in our own lives--only then can we pass them to our children.
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Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Posted by Steven Barnes at 9:49 AM