In order to heal, we must also do our part to improve both our health and our behavior, increasing care and kindness. This also becomes the way we can overcome fears.
My next goal became to overcome my fear of water due to an early near drowning experience at the age of 5, which in turn might even have impacted my so called anxiety at the dentist.
In 2015, I did! I put my head under water in a beautiful pool in Portugal after receiving Lomilomi treatment (Hawaiian massage) and also in the ocean. I have continued since also in Stockholm, taking notice of my own reaction, learning to stay and do it slower, but not to become too cold. I even felt I became less cold than when I only dipped myself to the shoulders, the other day, also now in Portugal 2019. What if someone could teach me something about that? What more can I learn to do?
Could I even learn how to swim now?
And the reward? The instant true feeling of joy!