How To Overcome Fear
I know that fear has often felt like a monster that I had to beat into submission before I could do a single new thing. As I've thought about fear, I've come up with a few methods for overcoming them.
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Fear often shows up when we face the unknown. The heightened energy of fear can serve to put you on alert, to find the information or resources you might need for the future, to stimulate your creativity and imagination to fulfill your goals and objectives.
Terri Cole: Getting Fearless About Death and Dying (VIDEO)
For most people, death and dying as a topic of conversation is reserved for when someone they know or love is, well, dying. I find it more effective and less fear-inducing to start exploring your thoughts, feelings, and fears about this inevitable topic before circumstances demand it.
Jonathan Alpert: Fearless People Greet Fear at the Door
How long have you been avoiding what scares you? Has hiding from the fear ever made it go away? Can you see how avoiding what scares you actually works against you by feeding the fear? The time to weaken your fear and strengthen your fearlessness is now.
Jonathan Alpert: Practice Being Fearless
Fear loses its power when you prepare yourself to meet it head-on. If you walked out onto a stage without preparing for a speech, of course you would be scared! But if you walk onto a stage after preparing -- practicing your lines and learning your craft -- the fear won't be quite as strong.
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