Fearless women come in all shapes, forms, ages, and professions. As Shakespeare put it, "Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale her infinite variety." Fearlessness is not the absence of fear. Rather, it's the mastery of fear. It's about getting up one more time than we fall down. The more comfortable we are with the possibility of falling down, the less worried we are of what people will think if and when we do, the less judgmental of ourselves we are every time we make a mistake, the more fearless we will be, and the easier our journey will become.
The preceding words come from Arianna Huffington's book, On Becoming Fearless in Love, Work and Life and its following Meditation Program. Her purpose in writing the book was to encourage women to live boldly, to speak up and to ask for what they want without fear of disapproval, rejection or the opinions of others.
In the first chapter, Arianna recounted how her mother taught her how to be fearless by simply living her life fully and fearlessly each day. From her frightening experience with the Greek Red Cross, telling soldiers to put down their raised guns, to raising and providing for two daughters as a single mother, she taught her children how to live life free from fear. As a powerful, outspoken woman, Arianna has faced fears of rejection, of disapproval and of public criticism throughout her life. And yet, she has emerged as a powerful presence and bold example to so many women from all walks of life across the globe as a leader and voice for fearlessness in their daily lives.
In order to live the kind of life she wanted to pass down to her daughters, Arianna said she had to learn to live boldly, in spite of other people's opinions. Had she listened to the negativity, she probably would not have run for office. Had she listened to the skeptic voice of so many, The Huffington Post may not have been launched. She had to learn to overcome fears in order to make a difference in the world. She writes, "I accomplished this by learning to connect with the still center within myself, that secure and persistent structure of inner support." Meditation proved to be the perfect vehicle to make that connection. Now, as life's challenges appear, Arianna views them as opportunities to practice her own fearlessness.
Now she is ready to share her valuable insights with you. I want to invite you to join Arianna Huffington and a global community of like-minded people on what will be a life-transforming journey into fearless living, beginning Monday, March 31, in collaboration with Mentors Channel. She will be presenting "On Becoming Fearless, a 21 Day Meditation Journey," based on her book On Becoming Fearless in Love, Work and Life.
In this important series, you will be given a roadmap to:
- Gain more self-confidence
- Learn to ask for what you want and believe in,
- Become assertive in love
- Let go of fear of opinions or judgments from others, drawing upon your inner strength and perfection
- Plus so much more
Along with her long-time friend, Emmy award-winning actress Leigh Taylor-Young, Arianna will give simple steps for achieving fearlessness in every aspect of your life. She will outline the ways fearlessness can radically and positively affect your everyday living, and offer you the way out of the darkness of fear and into the light of a fearless life -- the life that everyone of us was meant to live each and every day.
In Arianna's words, "We have so much potential; yet we hold ourselves back. If my daughters, and women of all ages, are to take their rightful place in society, they must become fearless. This (program) is dedicated to them and to that goal."
We are very proud of this FREE series and encourage you to connect with thousands of meditators around the world on this journey. As the famous Sufi poet Rumi wrote, "Birds make great sky-circles of their freedom. How do they learn it? They fall and falling, they're given wings." You were born with wings. It's time to spread those wings, to use them to soar over any darkness from the past, to release present fears and become the empowered, fearless person you were always destined to be. Join today and let one of the most fearless women in today's world, show you how.
Register at: www.mentorschannel.com.