What do you think is the most effective way to overcome fear?

Jump to Last Post 1-10 of 10 discussions (10 posts)
  1. Moon Willow Lake profile image80
    Moon Willow Lakeposted 7 years ago

    What do you think is the most effective way to overcome fear?

    I know what methods have worked for me, but am interested in learning what has worked for you.

  2. Syeda Rahman profile image54
    Syeda Rahmanposted 7 years ago

    let it all out. dont keep it inside because if u do, it pops out of no where and its too regret

  3. profile image0
    reeltaulkposted 7 years ago

    By facing it!  By Dealing with it for whatever reason it never goes away just because you don't think about it

  4. cathylynn99 profile image77
    cathylynn99posted 7 years ago

    i agree that facing your fears is the way to deal with them, but little by little. if you're afraid to drive, you might need to start just by looking at the car you would like to drive. in your next session, sit behind the wheel. a drive around the block might be a major accomplishment. make your steps just big enough so that whatever anxiety you have doing them is manageable. you can always back off to the previous step if you get too activated. sometimes professional help is good to plan a program of gradual exposure. sometimes just imagining doing whatever is a good first step.

  5. ginjill ashberry profile image76
    ginjill ashberryposted 7 years ago

    The only method besides being in control of our mind and face our fears that i knew would work is by prayer smile

  6. mcrawford76 profile image81
    mcrawford76posted 7 years ago

    I just stopped being afraid and decided to be awesome instead.

    Just kidding.

    I always enjoyed not only facing, but overcoming any fears that I had. I spent a good chunk of my life doing just that thing.

  7. Taleb80 profile image81
    Taleb80posted 7 years ago

    Faith, if you believe in God, you'll trust that nothing can harm you, and when you face problem, you know that it is for your benefit, maybe to make stronger & wiser .etc.

  8. atulhost profile image57
    atulhostposted 7 years ago

    Do those things which you most afraid of. Try it without thinking about the results.

  9. DrMikeFitzpatrick profile image37
    DrMikeFitzpatrickposted 7 years ago

    there are two ways. 1. put yourself in the situation of that, which makes you afraid. once you realize your perception (one-sided view of a two-sided event) was based on you experiencing more pain then pleasure was incorrect. second, on paper, you can "balance your emotions" using an exercise of listing the benefits of your fear or event. what are the benefits of.........happening. you can start there and dissolve the event/fear by working through both sides. when you reach a point where you say, "OMG", you may even have a tear well up, you have broke through that item.

  10. lambservant profile image92
    lambservantposted 7 years ago

    Face your fears head on. It isn't easy, but it works.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)