Fear of Disappearing: How Dr. Christine Marley Stair-ed Down Her Phobias and Found Her Confidence
Dr. Christine Marley once experienced a terrifying accident when she fell headfirst down a flight of stairs. This incident gave rise to a stair phobia that plagued her for years. She even went as far as relocating her office and classroom in an effort to avoid steps at all costs.
However, Dr. Marley's fear of stairs was not the only thing that troubled her. Since childhood, she had also struggled with a fear of disappearing. This fear was rooted in her experiences growing up with a father who was a veteran and often away on deployment. As a result, she grew up with the constant fear that her loved ones would disappear. This fear even extended to her fear of watching the Wizard of Oz movie due to the characters that disappeared. Now that she is a mother herself, she fears disappearing from her children's lives without leaving them a good legacy.
In episode 7 of the Drop Your Baggage Podcast, Dr. Marley bravely faces her fears and embarks on a journey of self-discovery. Through this process, she is able to overcome her phobia of stairs and her fear of disappearing. She emerges from this experience with renewed confidence and a newfound ability to live her best life with her family.
Through her journey, Dr. Marley not only conquered her fears but also gained a newfound appreciation for the resilience of the human mind. She emerged from her battle stronger, more confident, and more self-assured than ever before. And she was ready to take on any challenge that came her way.
Today, Dr. Marley is a shining example of what is possible when we set our minds to something. She is a testament to the power of the human spirit and a reminder that no matter how difficult the climb may be, with determination and perseverance, we can all reach the summit