As unpleasant as the feelings of fear can be, remember that it’s also an opportunity; a call to action; a chance to be brave.
We’re often told to face our fears, and ‘conquer’ them. Not only is this impossible, but it’s also counter-productive. Here’s why…
Most of us are very aware of the tasks, situations, places, animals, feelings that terrify us. But have you ever stopped to ask why? Breaking down your fears, to their simplest component, will enable you to work out what it is that you’re really afraid of. And make a plan to change it.
If you’re currently burying your New Year Resolutions in a tub of Cookie Dough Ice Cream…. Don’t lose heart! Read here about Fear-Setting, and begin Spring with an alternative approach to tackling your fears and creating the best version of you.
When you’re facing something that you’re afraid of, try using the exposure ladder and take a gradual, confidence-building approach to tackling your fears.