[originally published in KCN, June 2013]
“Fear lives in our beliefs.”
That’s what Dr. David Jackson communicated to an assembly of chiropractors — of which I was one — in Seattle several months back. He went on to say that fear keeps us from telling others what we know we need to tell them because we’re more afraid of what they might say versus what they might not say. When it comes to sharing chiropractic, he’s more fearful of not telling people than he is at telling them. He admitted, though, it hadn’t always been that way for him. But as he began to witness more and more people falling ill and dying, he became too afraid of the results of staying silent.
To illustrate his point, he told us about an encounter he had on the airplane as he was flying up to our meeting. He explained that he had settled in his chair and was very occupied multitasking between his iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Pro. Nevertheless, he could sense his seatmate periodically peering into his “mobile office” space. With Dr. Jackson’s company name, Epic Practice, emblazoned across his screen, it was obvious he was a chiropractor. And glancing over at her work space, he immediately surmised she worked for a drug company. (more…)