At some point of time, we all experience fears – fear of failure, fear of falling, fear of not being accepted by others, fear of rejection or there could be many more reasons. This feeling often prevents us from taking any kind of action. The problem is that if they do not take any kind of action, they would not be able to lead a better future. However, instead of underestimating the power of fear, it is a better idea to convert that fear into personal strength which would help you in taking action as well as getting out of the situation.
I would share with you a few tips with the help of which, you would be able to convert fear into personal strength.
1. Exploring the exact cause of Fear
Instead of just fearing a negative outcome, look at the exact cause of fear. Once you are able to do that, you would have to look into its probability in order to find out whether it can really occur or not.
This eventually, helps in lowering down the stress automatically. This is due to the fact that most of the things which we fear will not occur at all.
Start by sitting down for a few minutes and journaling what all things terrifies you most.
2. Observing your Fear
You need to understand that you have to observe your fear and find out about the worst possible outcome which can come from it. This is how we can prepare ourselves for the worst possible outcome before actually facing your fear.
3. Facing your Fear
Fear lies inside your mind only, so being resistive towards it only leads to more hostile emotions. Avoid these by sending positive vibes to the fear. Instead of avoiding that situation because of fear, try to face the situation. When you are able to conquer your fear by facing the situation, which is only when you would be able to convert it into personal strength.
4. Give your 100%
Once you are aware of the exact cause of fear, you have to put 100% effort in order to avoid the worst possible outcome. It is the time to turn the fear into the strength Since you’re already prepared for the worst possible outcome and are trying 100% in order to avoid it, you can be sure that fear would automatically be minimized.
Call to Action – Turn Fear into Power
– Expose yourself to what frightens you
Best way to overcome the fear is to face it. Calculate the risk and Then, break the fear up into steps. Now, begin with taking one small step at a time.
– Stretch yourself a little bit.
Start by doing something which is little close to the fears but surely beyond your comfort zone. Once you take the first step, you gain the confidence to move ahead. Seeing yourself taking action is a great reason to believe in yourself.
– Leave your comfort zone- success lies beyond that.
Instead of just avoiding fear or being tensed and stressed about it, try these simple tips which can help you would be able to convert fear into personal strength. All this can be turned simply with a shift in mindset. This is all it takes to turn your inner power on.
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“There is no illusion greater than fear.”
― Lao Tzu