Fear – probably the greatest mental terror.
It is far more serious than the worry that often comes to our lives. Fear dominates the lives of many of us: the fear of disease, the fear of losing our jobs, the fear of public speaking, the fear of losing money, the fear of starting a business and so on.
Many people live in constant fear and do not know how to overcome it. When the mind begins to build negative scenarios in which anticipations of failure occur, an emotion called fear is born. It chokes almost any human quality: courage, ambition, genius, individuality and prevents you from realizing your dreams.
Fear stems from ignorance and causes you to not act at all. Did you know that when you are overwhelmed by the feeling of fear, you attract the very thing you are afraid of?
The good news is that fears can be overcome! You just have to forget that it exists. Because fear is just a mental habit that you can simply destroy by trusting yourself. Imagine yourself: while fear looks toward failure, confidence looks toward success. Fear sees poverty, trust sees prosperity. Fear is pessimistic, confidence is optimistic.
When you overcome your fears, you gain self-esteem and self-confidence. (Jeff Keller)
To overcome a fear, you must try to diminish the importance of the moment when you experience it. For example, if you are afraid to speak in public, then you should imagine that you are talking to a friend. This will help you to have less negative emotions.
Another technique is to write down everything you think will end badly and understand your fears. Analyze them each, until you reach a logical conclusion and the belief that they actually exist. It is only the result of your imagination that takes a lot of time, mental energy and physical strength. Ask yourself “What is the worst thing that can happen? What are the causes? What are the possible solutions?” Analyze things, then make a decision and implement it.
Think no problem has ever been solved by being afraid. Look in the right direction. Develop your skills, don’t be afraid to change! Learn from mistakes. Keep your mind busy. It works!