Posts by Wanda Tam

Wanda is an up-and-coming blogger, meditation teacher, pharmacist, wife, and mother. She blogs with the wholehearted intentions to uplift, inspire, and join with others who want to make the world a happier place. Connect with her at thehappybeacon.com. You can also follow her on Twitter or Pinterest.

Overcoming Fear-Based Thinking and Creating a Happy Mind and Life

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” ~George Addair

My parents were teenagers when they had their first of three children. I was the middle child. They were uneducated, poor, and had very difficult upbringings.

As I recall my childhood, most of what I remember is how fearful both of my parents were.

They were constantly stressed out about money, the kids, the tattered house, the rusty car, and everything else in their lives.

My mother, my first role model, was so scared of the world. She definitely had an undiagnosed anxiety disorder. She was afraid to …