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Atelophobia

BY: MICHAEL LEWIS

Atelophobia (from the Greek: ατελής, atelès, “imperfect, incomplete” “fear”) is the fear of not being good enough or imperfection.

Oh great, another affliction.  That’s all I need.  So now what?  First, stop defining yourself by your story.  You are not your story – you are the AWE-SOME-NESS underneath your “rubble,” I meant story, my bad.  Shit, do we ever have a happy story? Or is our story just piles and piles of temporal suffering? I think we all have happy stories somehere within, but I think most of us tend to identify with the story that keeps us being victims (whether we are aware of it or not) – another way of saying it – our ego thrives on suffering, so since most of us believe we are our ego (false sense of self) we identify with the things that will keep the ego alive.

In “The Power Of Now” by Eckhart Tolle, he states,  Continue reading Atelophobia

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