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Episode 133: Cherophobia: The Fear Of Joy

A Thousand Tiny Steps
A Thousand Tiny Steps
Episode 133: Cherophobia: The Fear Of Joy
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Show Notes

This episode is all about cherophobia and how whenever things start to feel good, I feel like I want to flee. It is about an aversion to joy often because of trauma and how when things start to go well, I often can bring stressful people into my life. 

 

Key Takeaways: 

 

[2:05] Cherophobia is a fear of joy and here are the causes of it 

[4:20] I didn’t want to let my guard down because then bad things would happen 

[5:50] I recreate my trauma again and again 

[10:20] Not wanting to take risks in my life or be too happy 

[13:12] As I reflect on my past, I still have a list of things that make me unhappy  

[15:58] I’m running, but not getting anywhere 

[17:22] My past relationships had so much stress in them 

[21:41] I’m constantly having to keep moving and be vigilant 

[23:37] Looking at the goals I have to work on and how to move forward

[26:38] I feel better, like I can channel my own inner power now 

[29:00] Looking at treatments for cherophobia

 

 

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