Posts by Brittney Van Matre

Brittney Van Matre is a recovered worrier, writer, travel addict, spirituality seeker, and self-discovery expert. After spending six years in a perpetual state of worry, she “overcame” crippling panic through self-designed tools and world travel. She has since traveled to over 25 different countries, relocated to Amsterdam, and is determined to help guide other anxious women on an inner journey toward their own healed perceptions.

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A 10-Step Guide to Uncovering the Wisdom in Anxious Thoughts

“Nothing ever goes away until it has taught us what we need to know.” ~Pema Chodron

Contained within your fears is genuine wisdom waiting to be discovered. Don’t underestimate this.

In order to tap into this wisdom, you must interview your fears, meeting them with curiosity and compassion. Allow them to speak their wisdom to you. Listen deeply; get into the details in order pin down exactly what they are trying to communicate. Honor whatever it is you find.

You see, these fears are like little children. They will kick and scream until you meet them with empathy. So do …