Fear is [Not Always] Fertile Ground for New Ideas

It's perfectly okay to feel fear; after all, fear is an emotion that's an inherent part of our lives, as author Erich Kästner once said, "Life is always life-threatening."

Fears and worries accompany us throughout our lives, and in some ways, that's a good thing. Without fear, we might not be able to survive, nor would we develop meaningful coping strategies. Nevertheless, sometimes fear can persist over an extended period, negatively impacting our daily lives.

Who would benefit from this workshop?

Do you find yourself occasionally feeling uncertain due to the rapid changes and demands of our modern world? Are you interested in learning more about fear, its origins, and its consequences? Have you successfully navigated situations involving fear and are now ready to courageously take on your fears?


  • How does fear function?
  • What is my fear trying to communicate to me?
  • At what point does fear become debilitating?
  • What are some helpful strategies for dealing with fear?

Speaker: Maria Magdalena Attenberger, Psychologist (M.Sc.) and Psychological Psychotherapist

Date: Nov. 15, 2023, 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m.

Location: Bockenheim Campus, Neue Mensa (1.OG), Room NM101

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