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Many of our fears and anxieties stem from the tension between self-preservation and self-freedom. Our early childhood conditioning and schooling often means that we loose our inborn ability to be in touch with our true feelings and emotions. The way we experience things and events are often replaced by the way things should be. As our true personal experiences are replaced by externally conditioned expectations, our sense of freedom and worth give way to regrets for missed opportunities and a associated guilt for not living up to the others’ standards.