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The Ostrich Trap

A popular myth is that ostriches bury their heads in the sand when they’re scared or threatened, believing that if they can’t see danger, they’re safe. This behavior is seen in humans when they close their minds and hide from what they fear. Dr. Bill Knaus describes this kind of behavior as the “Ostrich Trap.”  If you fall into this trap, you run the risk of having your cherished dreams go unfulfilled. Hiding from your fears only increases them. Depression, frustration, and procrastination are other features of the Ostrich Trap. Being aware of you are thinking and taking purposeful action to confront your fears and accomplish your goals will help you escape the Ostrich Trap.

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