Most fears are irrational. You’ve heard it before “False Evidence Appearing Real”
We can’t be victim to our fears. Each time we step into our fears and overcome them we replace the fear with courage.
Courage is stepping forward and taking action in the face of fear.
Here are 5 steps to overcome fear that is not real.
- Identify the source of the fear – is it real? Or is it imaginary? For instance, a bear running after you is a real fear. Thinking you will get rejected when offering a presentation is not. If it’s real you run/ if it’s not you face it.
- Change the way you think about the fear. Understand it’s not real, it’s only a feeling you can move through, that you can control. As long as it’s a feeling then you can control it. When you take action and move through it the fear dissolves and the feeling of courage replaces it.
- Don’t be tied to the outcome of a situation where you are feeling fear of rejection or...