April 2020 Newsletter from The Mind Zone

What strange times we are currently in with golf courses in the UK currently closed.

There are still plenty of ways to keep your mind active.  You can practise your swing in the garden.  Putt in the lounge.  But do increase your knowledge & skill at this time.

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April 2020 Newsletter from The Mind Zone

And for many of you, during this pandemic, this may be a good source of information to you.  (The full link is in the newsletter).

All of us struggle with fear and worry from time to time. In fact in many cases, fear is actually a good and healthy thing. It causes us to wear seatbelts and try to eat healthy. It keeps us from doing things that will hurt us, like getting too close to a fire or jumping into a lion’s cage at the zoo. 

It’s also natural to be concerned about our health, bank account, job status, children, and more. When something threatens one of those things, we take notice. We work hard to protect ourselves and those we love. 

In some ways, fear is both a natural and helpful part of what it means to be human. 

But if fear gets out of control, it can take over and prevent us from enjoying life. When we’re consumed by fear, we can’t be present for others or do the things we love. Overwhelming fear affects our health, saps our strength, makes it difficult to concentrate, and deprives us of sleep. It also keeps us from taking any risks. If we’re afraid, we won’t start new businesses, write books, or initiate relationships. We’ll constantly play it safe, always trying to insulate ourselves from any negative consequences. When we play it safe, we don’t grow. We stagnate. We miss out on great opportunities.