Fear May Be My New Favourite Emotion

Red Light or Yellow? There’s a difference, and it’s a big one.

Alexandra Stacey
6 min readFeb 24, 2022

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A chair sits in the open door at the end of a dark enclosed alley that promises light outside.
Photo by Denny Müller on Unsplash

Not to be confused with the panic of immediate threat to life and limb, nor with the anxiety and paranoia that accompany so many debilitating mental illnesses, fear — the kind of dread that stops us from stepping forward into an unknown future — is one powerful emotion.

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Alexandra Stacey

woman, mother, publisher, designer, artist, potter, builder, inventor, writer, voter, widow ~ so many stories, so little time. http://alexstacey.com