fear http://kuow.org en The Rationale Of Irrational Fears http://kuow.org/post/rationale-irrational-fears <p>Maybe you are afraid of clowns or heights, spiders or public speaking. Fears are common, and from an evolutionary stand point fear can be very helpful. But what happens when you are so afraid of something&nbsp;that other find&nbsp;totally harmless, that it cripples you? How can you get over those fears?</p><p>Dr. Stacy Welch wants you to be afraid, but it isn’t what you think. Dr. Welch is an exposure therapist helping people work through fears, both rational and irrational. Ross Reynolds sits down with Dr. Welch and discusses where fears come from, how fear can help or hurt us and how to overcome fears.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:33:32 +0000 the conversation with ross reynolds 18220 at http://kuow.org The Rationale Of Irrational Fears Spooky Scary! KUOW Listeners Share Halloween Stories http://kuow.org/post/spooky-scary-kuow-listeners-share-halloween-stories <p>This Halloween Ross Reynolds hears from listeners about their best costumes, best scares and favorite parts of Halloween. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 21:39:23 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2700 at http://kuow.org Spooky Scary! KUOW Listeners Share Halloween Stories Why We Love Horror Movies http://kuow.org/post/why-we-love-horror-movies-0 <p>Last year we spoke with author Jason Zinoman who wrote, "Shock Value: How a Few Eccentric Outsiders Gave Us Nightmares, Conquered Hollywood, and Invented Modern Horror," and took some calls. To celebrate Halloween we've decided to bring you some highlights from that interview and a little more. Wed, 31 Oct 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Ross Reynolds 2735 at http://kuow.org