8 Ways to Overcome Fear

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Here are 8 great tips to overcome fear fast & easily, so you can achieve greater success in all areas of your life!

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8 Ways to Overcome Fear

  1. 1. The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.”Franklin Delano Roosevelt, American presidentIt is not death or pain that is to be dreaded,but the fear of pain or death.EpictetusNothing is terrible except fear itself.Francis Bacon All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  2. 2. People often use the wrong way to deal with• Avoiding  this never really makes it go away; we either become paralyzed or defeated.• Frantically searching for a quick fix  this usually just results in unfocused and wasted effort. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  3. 3. Inaction breeds doubt and fear.Action breeds confidence and courage.If you want to conquer fear,do not sit home and think about it.Go out and get busy.Dale Carnegie All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  4. 4. TO OVERCOME FEAR
  5. 5. • Most fear is not based on fact  Much of what we fear is based on a feeling• Release yourself from fear  Acknowledge that the majority of fear is unfoundedFear and worry are interest paid in advance on something you may never own. Ancient sayingAll rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  6. 6. • Biggest misconception  Courage = lack of fear?• By admitting our fear  we can then challenge its accuracy.Courage is resistance to fear,mastery of fear; not absence offear.Mark Twain All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  7. 7. • To do anything of value, we have to take risks.  With risk comes fear.• Accept it as the price of progress  Then take appropriate risks that yield great reward.All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  8. 8. • Focus on our reason for confronting fear  Is it bigger than the fear?  The firefighter runs into the burning building not because he’s fearless, but because he has a missionthat is more important than the fear. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  9. 9. • Accept the facts that there are many things we can’t control.  This allows us to focus on what we can control.• John C. Maxwell:  I can control my attitude, but not others’ actions.  I can control my calendar, but not others’ circumstances.  It’s not what happens to me, but what happens in me. Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. John Wooden, American basketball coachAll rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  10. 10. • To be courageous, you have to focus only on today.  Because it’s the only thing you have any control over.  Fear tries to make us look at all of our problems at once: those from yesterday, today, and tomorrow. All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  11. 11. • Fear tends to breed more fear, courage leads to more courage.  The more we face our fears, the more capable we begin to feel, and the more fears we are willing to face. You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. Eleanor RooseveltAll rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  12. 12. • No amount of thinking can overcome the fear.  In fact, the more we think in those situations, the more fearful we become.• The only solution is action.When thinking won’t cure fear,action will.W. Clement Stone All rights reserved. © Copyright 2011. Property of Platinum Networkers®. No unauthorised reproduction permitted.
  13. 13. TO OVERCOME FEAR

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