4 Powerful Reasons to Defeat Your Fear Today
No matter how confident you are, you might have fears, and it’s a normal thing as all people are afraid of things that can hurt their physical and mental health.
Although most of our fears are formed in the head and can’t be dangerous for us, it’s nearly impossible to stop worrying about different things that scare you. Having a fear causes stress, and it negatively affects your well-being.
While most people prefer avoiding things that cause stress and discomfort, you know deep down at some point you must face and defeat your fear, and here are 4 powerful reasons for you:
1. Regain Health
You want to be healthy, right?
However, it nearly impossible to stay healthy if you have fears. It goes without saying that fears affect our mental health, and it has an impact on our physical health as well.
Having fears causes stress which may lead to depression, a serious mental disease that brings about overwhelming sadness and reduces productivity. Once you overcome your fear, you can beat depression with ease and, therefore, regain health. Help your health improve – fight against your fears.
2. Boost Self-Confidence
Overcoming your fear is a personal challenge, and if you can do it, you start believing in yourself. That’s a key to becoming more self-confident. Believe it or not, being a self-confident person is a way to achieve success in all areas of your life as people find it easier to establish all kind of relations with confident people.
The first step to overcoming and preventing from the fear is to deal with stressful factors around you. If you have good conditions around you, it doesn’t affect your self-confidence as you’re not pressed by circumstances.
The more confident you are, the more people believe in your strengths.
3. Get More Job Opportunities
Have you ever wondered how many opportunities you might have?
Actually, there are a lot of opportunities around us if you know how to seize them. Fears prevent people from trying different things, and it’s not a secret that it reduces your confidence. Once you overcome your fears, you will be astonished at the number of opportunities around you!
Once Milton Berle said;
“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.”
To achieve career success, stick to your goals and keep on moving to accomplishing them. Don’t let your fears and phobias ruin your career growth!
4. Start Living a Happier Life
According to the recent statistics, only 31% of Americans are happy.
Fears prevents us from living a happier life, and most people sacrifice their personal happiness when they’re afraid of something.
When you step out of comfort zone, you let new opportunities come. And you never know what can make you happy until you try. Maybe your fear has roots in your childhood, but you might just enjoy doing things that in the past scared you. Just give it a try!
Although all people have fears and phobias, it’s easy to overcome them if you want to find the answers. Many have before you, and if they can, you can too. One thing I’ve learned over 5 years of fighting against the fear of public speaking is that you’re in charge of your happiness. Once you have a good motivation to defeat the fear, it doesn’t take much time and energy to do it.
Have you ever overcome fears? What was the main motivation for it?