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How do we get the courage to overcome our fears, stop being afraid and just do what we have to do?


What exactly are we afraid of? Why do we hesitate in doing something? What's stopping us? It’s so easy to say and think that we’ll do this and that there’s nothing to be afraid of, so just do it already, but we never actually do it. How can we get over our fears? When I speak of fear, I mean more of being afraid of change, of the unknown, of going out of our comfort zones and doing something that can only be good for us but that we can't bring ourselves to do because of our fear. This might even seem irrational but how do we get over this fear?

 

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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    You have a point but is that really enough to be able to just get over and face our fears? What if it doesn't work? Or what if we don't feel that people around us are being supportive? How do we get the courage to face our fears?

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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    Hi. Thanks for your answer. Actually, I was going for the topic of Advice, which is part of the parenting topic, but your answer does make sense. It's just really hard to overcome fears and get the courage to just do what you're supposed to do.

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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    You mentioned a lot of good points. Maybe fear does have something to do with lack of confidence. It's just our luck that there seems to be no solution to this. If only it were as easy in our heads as it is in real life so we can overcome our fears.


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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    How exactly do you get the courage to just face your fears? How do you bring yourself to face this fear without hesitating and stopping because you're too afraid to go through with it? How much time do we need to be really ready to face our fears?

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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    Thanks. I'll have to check it out. What you said makes it sound so easy and maybe it is, but then it really isn't because it's really hard to bring ourselves to do this. How can we get the courage to take that first step and stop being so afraid?

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    Ceres Schwarz 4 years ago

    Thanks but sometimes things may not be as easy as you say. It's easy to say we can do it and that we'll do it but actually doing it is another matter entirely because we're stopped by our fears and we con't have the courage to actually overcome this