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Episode #45

Being afraid to feel truly happy

Gabrielle Treanor


Today's Episode

To some the idea that you’d be afraid to feel happy sounds absurd but not to the overthinker. The fear of being utterly content and joy-filled is real because it’s accompanied by the thought of what if this all goes away?

In this episode we look at:

  • Why we feel so scared to be happy
  • How we think we’re protecting ourselves by reining in how joyful we feel
  • What foreboding joy is really doing
  • What we can do to allow ourselves to release the fear and feel the joy we want to


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