Five Ways to Deal with Your Fears – Life’s Lessons Series by Victor Oroyi
Nothing is wrong with the thoughts of fear. Victor Oroyi shares five ways to deal with your fears.
For every human, it is natural and normal to fear. Fear is an unusual concern for one’s physical, emotional and financial survival. If carefully analyzed, they provide us the opportunity to become better and achieve results.
Know the Source
Primarily, fear is an outcome of childhood conditioning. It sterns from destructive criticisms from one or both parents. If children are denied their experiences of right and wrong without proper guidance, the child develops fear such as failure, rejection, etc.
Examine Your Fears
With an understanding on the source, move to objectively identify, define, and analyze them. Take a clean sheet of paper and write the question, ‘What am I afraid of?
Then answer these questions
1. How does this fear hold me back in life?
2. How does this fear help me, or how has it helped in the past?
3. What would be my pay off for eliminating this fear?
Any man without the right information is deformed. To break away from fear, find the right information to deal with it based on your answers above.
Mark Twain puts it this way, ‘Courage is the resistance to fear, mastery of fear – not the absence of fear. Winston Churchill said ‘Courage is rightly considered the foremost of the virtues, for upon it, all others depends.
To deal with fear, is to be courageous. Learn ‘courage’ as one of the success skills that you need.
Yes… you are ready to launch out now. With the answers you have provided in the previous exercises and the information you gathered, don’t allow yourself to be caged in fear.
As you deal with fear, your self-esteem, yourself confidence and your self-respect increases every step in the way.
Find time to Rest and Relax
Having a good night rest can totally change your attitude towards yourself and what needs to be done. It energizes and re-awake your sensibilities.
If you don’t deal with your fears, it diminishes your self-esteem, your self-confidence and your self-respect. Deal with it now!
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