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On Fears (False Evidence Appear Real) …

Fear is one of the 8 primary feelings/emotions that if not well taken care of, can escalate into the secondary and tertiary feelings of frustration and depression respectively.


To better handle fear, we need to:

  1. Understand some hard facts about Fears (usually due to past programming, memories, beliefs & lodged in the limbic system); and

  2. Be Aware of our Fears & Shadows, to Face & Confront them so that we can Lead in the Light & help ourselves & those we lead, live Lives of Purpose & Possibilities…

    Below is an extract from Susan Jeffers, “Feel the Fear & Do It Anyway” to help you cope better with FEAR (False Evidence Appear Real):

    Five Truths about Fear
    1. The fear will never go away as long as I continue to grow.

    2. The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out … and do it.

    3. The only way to feel better about myself is to go out … and do it.

    4. Not only am I going to experience fear whenever I’m on unfamiliar territory, but so is everyone else.

    5. Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes from a feeling of helplessness (Fight Everything And Run).

In short,
Feel the Fear & DO IT ANYWAY!!!

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