Top Ways to Step into Your Fears and Achieve Success
The greatest emotion that holds majority of people from achieving success if FEAR. This emotion is the most powerful as it can keep a person crippled and paralyzed. If you let fear get to you it has the power to crush your dreams. We become fearless by starving our fears with faith and courage. Now imagine all your fears being diminished and achieving all the success you would want in life. Maybe it is the fear of other people, fear of failure, fear of success, fear of trying something new, fear of making that call. Whatever you are afraid of you must take action on it. If you do not act on your fears they will grow and only haunt you. You can either run from fear or rise above it.
The effects of not stepping into your fears are procrastination which leads to not taking action on your dreams and getting stuck with regret. If you are not careful you can easily self-sabotage yourself out of things you do want to achieve with negative self-talk. Fear is only a delusion that is perceived through your thoughts.
- The fear of others.
We can fear what others think or say about us or not care about the opinions of others. Constantly trying to people please, seek recognition from others, and join the crowd will find you drowning. Whatever a person says about you or thinks does not have to be your reality. Do not give them the power to control you. Know yourself and keep moving forward. Doing what you love and loving who you are will drown out any fear about other people.
- Fear of failure
Overthinking all the what-ifs and having your mind live out in the future will drive yourself crazy and result in you not taking action. The worst place to be is in your own mind, and without action the fear grows. First off, you must change your perception of failure. Failure is not giving it 100% everyday. You are a failure if you fail to act on your dreams and pursue them. Failure is your greatest teacher to success. Michael Jordan most famously said, “I’ve missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times I’ve been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” Failure can become your teacher if you allow it to. Without failure there is no massive success. Fail fast, and fail forward.
- Take Action on what you fear most
This will help you out tremendously defeat your fears and is to take action. Write out what you are afraid of and take action on them. Confidence is acquired through taking action on the things that you fear the most. Otherwise if not you will remain in the same spot you have been in life. Don’t overthink it, just jump straight into whatever you want to do. There is no such thing as tomorrow. Today is what matters and results come from action not inaction.
- Overthinking leads to failure
Be cautious of your thoughts as they turn into actions. The more you overthink things the more complicated it will be. KISS. Keep it simple stupid. You can explode in your own mind before take action on anything. If you are constantly getting stuck in your own mind, write out in a journal about what is holding you back. Talk to someone in your inner circle that you can trust and talk it through with them. Overthinking robs you from success. If you find yourself constantly overthinking and having negative thoughts reclaim your affirmations and take action. Even if they are baby steps make sure that you are doing something.