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From Omar's Desk: Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

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Feel the Fear...and Do it Anyway.

5 Hard Truths about Fear and Ways to Conquer It Now:

1/ Fear Means Growth

Fear shows up when you’re growing. Whenever you feel fear, remind yourself that it’s an indicator that you’re pushing your boundaries and stepping outside your comfort zone. Embrace this feeling as a natural part of the growth process, and let it motivate you to keep going.

2/ Actions Beats Fear

The best way to overcome fear is to take action. Doing what scares you will make the fear shrink and build your confidence. Procrastinating or avoiding what you fear only makes it bigger in your mind. By taking even small steps toward what scares you, you’ll find that the fear starts to diminish.

3/ Courage Builds Confidence

Every action you take builds your self-confidence. The more you do, the more you believe in your abilities and reduce fear’s grip. Start with small, manageable tasks that challenge you and gradually increase the difficulty. Each success, no matter how minor, adds to your confidence and makes you more willing to tackle bigger challenges.

4/ Everyone Feels Fear

Everyone feels fear in new situations. Knowing this can make your journey easier and help you connect with others who feel the same. When you realize that fear is a common experience, it becomes less intimidating. Sharing your fears and hearing about others’ experiences can provide comfort and encouragement.

5/ Face Fear, Gain Power

Facing your fear is less scary than living with constant worry and regret. Taking control and confronting your fears makes you stronger and more empowered. When you avoid fear, it lingers in the background, creating stress, anxiety, and a sense of missed opportunities.

These insights are inspired by Susan Jeffers' book "Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway" and brought to you by Omar's Desk. Use these truths as a springboard to confront your fears and achieve greater success.

PS: Embrace fear, and it shrinks; ignore it, and it grows.