Gita Yoga: Build Confidence And Conquer Fear

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Gita Yoga: Build Confidence And Conquer Fear

  1. 1. Gita Yoga How to Build Confidence and Overcome Fear By Andre Gray
  2. 2. What is Fear? <ul><li>Fear is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Evidence </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Appearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Real </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. What is Fear? <ul><li>Though cute and clever this explanation is terribly and deceptively insufficient. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What is Fear? <ul><li>Fear is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An emotional response to impending loss. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. What is Fear? <ul><li>An emotional response to the impending loss of… </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Happiness </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Love </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Health </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Livelihood </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Approval </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>The following 4 steps were used by Arjuna in confronting his fears before going to war. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>Acknowledge It </li></ul><ul><li>Dissect It </li></ul><ul><li>Envision It </li></ul><ul><li>Confront It </li></ul>
  8. 8. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>Acknowledge It </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognizing fear is not always easy. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Express yourself to and receive input from mature persons, advisors and mentors. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do not fear your fears. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>2) Dissect It </li></ul><ul><li>- Sometimes it is not the loss of employment but the loss of prestige that comes with unemployment we fear most. </li></ul><ul><li>- Know what it is you truly fear. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>3) Envision It </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mentally envision the full implications and impact should your fears be realized. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share this with mature friends, advisors etc. </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Conquer Fear in 4 Steps <ul><li>4) Confront It </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan a course of action that directly confronts your fear. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Act. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. How to Preempt Fear <ul><li>“ In this endeavor [yoga] there is no loss or diminution and a little advancement on this path can protect one from the most dangerous type of fear.” </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Krishna to Arjuna (Bhagavad Gita) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. How to Preempt Fear <ul><li>Through Spiritual Maturity </li></ul><ul><ul><li>This is the realization that we are beings of Spirit in a world of Matter; the loss of which does not effect our spiritual identity. </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. How to Preempt Fear <ul><li>How to Attain Spiritual Maturity? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Through Sadhana, spiritual practices, we can achieve self-realization, understanding and maturity thereby eliminating the primary causes of fear. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. How to Build Confidence <ul><li>Preempt Fear </li></ul><ul><li>Deal with Fear Using ADEC. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Confidence is the natural, though serendipitous, result of conquering fear. </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. In summary <ul><li>Preempt fear by becoming spiritually mature. </li></ul><ul><li>Deal with fear using ADEC </li></ul>
  17. 17. In Summary <ul><li>How to Deal with Fear </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Acknowledge It </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dissect It </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Envision It </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Confront It </li></ul></ul>
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