Making the most of your fears
BenSeymour
Fear of crashing, which
most likely results in death,
is the most common reason
for the fear of flying.
Fear of flying:
http...
Logically - I know it’s all good
Physics
quite good understanding of what’s going on
Statistically
driving to the airport ...
My animal brain however,
is irrational, and quietly terrified.
Buckle up.
We’re going for a ride.
However, mortal fear can be a
brilliant catalyst for…
… a life audit
I update Evernotes…
shared with my wife…
which I sync before taxiing.
… don’t even ask about our trello board.
One suggestion is that a fear of flying
relates to a lack of control
The only thing you
can really control is
your perspective.
https://unsplash.com/@nasa
of what we
worry about
97%
…. never happens
Writing - for me
Talking - for me
What other fears were potentially
holding me back?
“Find My Voice”
What other fears were potentially
holding me back?
Fear Of Missing Out
(Twitter, email, new shiny things)
“Liberate Myself”
At no point did I find myself wishing I’d
spent more time on Twitter…
Time
Attention
Energy
Give yourself the freedom
to do your best work,
to be your better you.
5:2 → 3:4
What other fears were potentially
holding me back?
Fear of not being as good as I want to be.
…
Where might your fears take you?
@bseymour
Making The Most Of Your Fears
Making The Most Of Your Fears
Making The Most Of Your Fears
Making The Most Of Your Fears
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Our fears need not be rational to have an impact on our lives. A short talk on perspective, focus, and using one of my strong irrational but unavoidable fears (of flying) as a positive force.
: From MK Geek Night Spetember 2016

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Making The Most Of Your Fears

  1. 1. Making the most of your fears BenSeymour
  2. 2. Fear of crashing, which most likely results in death, is the most common reason for the fear of flying. Fear of flying: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fear_of_flying Fear of crashing, which most likely results in death, is the most common reason for the fear of flying.
  3. 3. Logically - I know it’s all good Physics quite good understanding of what’s going on Statistically driving to the airport is probably more dangerous than the flight Engineering built way beyond reasonable tolerances Pilots routine performance evaluation
  4. 4. My animal brain however, is irrational, and quietly terrified.
  5. 5. Buckle up. We’re going for a ride.
  6. 6. However, mortal fear can be a brilliant catalyst for… … a life audit
  7. 7. I update Evernotes… shared with my wife… which I sync before taxiing. … don’t even ask about our trello board.
  8. 8. One suggestion is that a fear of flying relates to a lack of control
  9. 9. The only thing you can really control is your perspective. https://unsplash.com/@nasa
  10. 10. of what we worry about 97% …. never happens
  11. 11. Writing - for me Talking - for me What other fears were potentially holding me back? “Find My Voice”
  12. 12. What other fears were potentially holding me back? Fear Of Missing Out (Twitter, email, new shiny things) “Liberate Myself”
  13. 13. At no point did I find myself wishing I’d spent more time on Twitter…
  14. 14. Time Attention Energy
  15. 15. Give yourself the freedom to do your best work, to be your better you.
  16. 16. 5:2 → 3:4
  17. 17. What other fears were potentially holding me back? Fear of not being as good as I want to be. …
  18. 18. Where might your fears take you? @bseymour

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