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How to Conquer Fear in Your Life:10 Ways

Updated on November 23, 2020
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Nitin is a certified life coach, executive coach, writer, husband, and father. His passion is to help people become their best version.


Do you want to overcome the fears in your life?

Do you fear things that you can't even share with others?

All people have fears in their lives. Fears are also called phobias.

It has been discovered that there are thousands of phobias that people have.

Some of the common fears are given below:

  • Fear of heights
  • Fear of water
  • Fear of the darkness
  • Fear of being alone
  • Fear of rejection
  • Fear of flying

There are literally thousands of fears.

It is possible that you have some fears in your life and you want to get rid of them.

In this article, I want to share 10 different ways to get rid of the fears in your life.

This will ensure that you live a happy, fulfilled life that you have always dreamed of.

1. Be aware of the presence of fear

The very first thing you need to know while dealing with fears in your life is to become aware that there are fears in your life.

When you become aware that there are fears in your life, then you can deal with them.

But if you are not aware that there are fears in your life, then you won't be able to deal with them.

Ignorance is not bliss in this case.

2. Identify the fears

Once you become aware of the fears in your life the next step is to identify what those fears are.

It's very important to know what are the fears in your life so that you can deal with them appropriately.

There is a name for every fear in your life.

You need to pinpoint those fears so that you can attack them with full strength

3. Have an attitude of gratitude

One thing that will help you to overcome the fears is having an attitude of gratitude.

Whenever fears come to the surface immediately start being thankful for the blessings that you have.

You will realize that as you start being grateful, the fears will become less and less powerful.

Eventually, they will disappear from your life completely.

Conquer fear and be happy
Conquer fear and be happy | Source

4. Write down your feelings and thoughts

Another thing that you need to do to tackle your fears, is to start journaling or writing down your feelings.

The power of fear is broken to a large extent when you start noting down in a journal.

Journaling will help you better understand your fears and how to tackle them.

You will get a better understanding of what exactly you fear.

5. Talk about it with someone

As soon as you get any problem in the open, most of its power is already broken.

It's a good idea to talk about your fears with someone whom you trust.

It may be your spouse, your parents, or your close friends.

As you talk about your fears with them you will realize that they are not so intimidating as they seem to be.

As you talk about them with someone you trust it will have a therapeutic effect upon you.

6. Get professional help

Sometimes, if the problem is too big then it makes sense to get professional help.

There are many experts in the field of fear management.

You can get a hold of one of them and share all things with them.

It is important to be totally transparent with them.

They will provide you with professional solutions to your fears.

Enjoy your freedom
Enjoy your freedom | Source

7. Read about it

Since you have already identified your fears, you could read some books about how to overcome them.

There are many books in the market about fear and anxiety.

You could read some good ones and chances are you will find the solution to your fears in those books.

8. Hire a life coach

There are many life coaches who specialize in topics like fear, stress, and anxiety.

You could hire one of these life coaches and they will help you overcome your fears.

Yes, you have to invest some money but it will be worth it.

You will have someone who will listen attentively and provide you with solutions.

Don't underestimate the power of life coaching.

9. Surround yourself with positivity

Be positive in your thinking, in your behavior, and in your actions.

Speak positively and surround yourself with a positive environment.

Surround yourself with positive-minded people who will motivate you and inspire you.

Listen to motivational speakers or watch them on YouTube.

Read inspiring books of people who had the same struggles as you and how they overcame them.

They will help you immensely to get rid of all your fears.

When you start looking at the good things in life, your fears will start vanishing automatically.

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Overcome your fears | Source

10. Change your focus

Finally, it's time for you to change your focus.

It's vital for you to change your focus and your mindset.

Instead of concentrating on your fears, you should start concentrating on the bright side of your life.

This will go a long way to alleviate your fears forever.

When you replace fear with light, the fear will run away.

When the light comes, the darkness goes away automatically.

The best way to dispel your fears is to turn on the light of blessings and gratitude in your life.

Concluding words

So these are the 10 ways that you can overcome the fears in your life.

Make use of all of them or make use of a few of them.

It may be that just one of them may work for you.

That's totally fine. Whatever works for you, go for it.

I am sure that if you apply these principles to your life, you will become free from all fears.

You will become a bold and confident person.

You were not made to live with your fears.

You were created to be a free person and live life to the fullest.

Refuse to be cowed down by your fears, rise up, and take charge of your life.

You can do it and I can assure you that you will do it.

Questions for you

Do you have any fears in your life?

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This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2020 Nitin Khaire


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