Power of Fear

848 Words Mar 4th, 2013 4 Pages
POWER OF FEAR

What is fear?
Fear is "an unpleasant and often strong emotion caused by anticipation or awareness of danger."Fear is completely natural and helps people to recognize and respond to dangerous situations and threats.

Fear may be a threat to our success. Once you have fear on a certain thing, then you would think not to do it. Sometimes if opportunity comes and we think of the consequences, most of the opinions we have in our mind are negative and we then decide not to do it. What if that opportunity is the key for your success, then you will not be able to achieve success and you will start on blaming on yourself why you quit?, why you didn 't do it?

Some people are scared of being trapped for so long, but yet
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Next time you feel nervous, anxious, afraid, or uncertain, I challenge you to dig deep and look what’s underneath those feelings.

Are you nervous to apply for that job because you’re afraid of rejection? What if you don’t get the job? Does that mean you’re not good enough and that you’ll never experience the career success you long for?

Of course this isn’t true, but it’s far too common to indulge in harmful self-talk. In most cases, it comes down to thinking that you’re not worthy to experience happiness or success.

Be honest with yourself and identify what’s at the root of your fear.

Now take that negative statement and write an empowering statement that’s the opposite of your limiting belief.

For example, if your limiting belief is “I don’t deserve to experience true success because I haven’t worked hard enough,” flip it and write the reverse:

“I deserve to experience success on my own terms, all while having fun and living in abundance along the way!”

Say this affirmation out loud every morning when you’re getting ready to start your day.

Better yet, look yourself in the mirror and repeat it proudly, 10 times!

Sound cheesy? Yeah, maybe it is a bit cheesy. But, it works and besides, nobody has to know that you talk to yourself in the mirror!
2. Weigh your options.

Make a pros and cons list of what would happen if:

You pursued your passions and vision, despite your fear You choose to maintain status quo
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