The Toolbox

 "We have the tools, and we have the talent!" - Winston Zeddemore, in the movie Ghostbusters

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The quote is true.  We do have the tools.  We definitely have the talent.  One of the primary missions of is to provide tools and resources for you, your friends, your family, or your organization to use to counter fear.  That's what this here is about.

This Toolbox is free.  Add your own tools, and tools you borrow from others, as they work for you.  Use what resonates.  A good toolbox is set up for the work that typically needs to get done, and only you know what that is.

This is a toolbox.  Like with many construction projects - it will evolve.  The basic tools are in place, and more will be added over time.  Links are not endorsements.  If you've got ideas for more, please Contact Us.

Toolbox Tools

Several "compartments" of The Toolbox are accessible either by left-side menu navigation or through a mobile device browser expandable menu available at the top of the page.  Toolbox tools include resources, posts, links, and notes:

Other Counterfear Tools

Most everything on the website is a tool of some sort:

  • Services:  The array of services offered to provide consulting, coaching, workshops, speaking engagements, and on-site work.
  • Focus Areas: The 25 focus areas of the counterfear work.
  • * The Blog:  Dynamic page with blog posts sortable by tag topic, and also alphabetically or chronologically.
  • Live Twitter Feed:  Real-time Tweets are posted regularly with all kinds of thoughts, articles, inspiration, and additional counterfear resources, inspiration, perspective, or relevant news.  You can also go to @CounterfearZone on Twitter.
  • * Calendar of Events:  Dynamic page with occasional workshops and connection events.

Use What Works for You

You might just need a quick song, or a quote, or an idea.  Pop in here for a minute, or dive in to go deeper.  Some of the tools are meant for a moment - to help calm or counter a mood, or to process or shift some emotion.  Some of the tools are provided to help with working through fear, perhaps on a deeper or longer term level.  Some are for use every day.  You can find what resonates with what you need, and there may be different things for different parts of your life.  Some tools work better for individuals, and some work well for both people and organizations.

Dynamic Content

* The website makes use of sortable tag topics through a Content Management System (CMS), with additional tweaks.  Three dynamic CMS functional pages are searchable using tag topic buttons:  the Resource Collection, The Blog, and Events.

All website pages are dynamic, as each page loads the resources, blog posts, or events that match the tags on that page.  As an example, the Core Resources, Ideas, & Tools page shows all of the blog posts and resources with that page's tag.

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