This fear is quite common. Ground rules, as well as staff sharing, at the workshop help create a uniquely safe space for experiencing feelings and thoughts we might find frightening, uncomfortable, or surprising. Although we do not ‘push’ participants to go beyond what they feel is safe, it is our experience that the support and guidance you will find during the externalization process will empower you to face at least some of the feelings you may have been avoiding or pushing down. All feelings are approached as normal and natural, neither good nor bad, right or wrong. One healthy reason to come to a workshop is to have a safe place to express any feelings so that we can avoid acting them out unconsciously.