Emotional triggers can be used to take control of people in just about any area you can think of. As soon as you choose not to grant permission to the would be source of intimidation, you render them powerless. They can still rev up their engine, but they really can’t go anywhere.
Accepting full responsibility for your feelings is one of the most empowering things you can do for yourself.
Does someone you know bring out these feelings in you?
Think about it for a moment, how hard do you work at avoiding that person?
Have you ever wondered what gives that scary person the emotional leverage to manipulate your feelings?
Any of these situations can seem intimidating, and no sane person seeks out intimidation.
And yes, you have some traits that others find completely foreign – even scary, but you know that it is these traits that make you who you are.
They are what make you shine and stand out among the crowd.
They simply cannot intimidate you or make you feel insecure without your permission.
Now, I don’t expect you to just accept that without some explanation, so let’s drill down a bit and see if I can convince you.