Originally posted 2019-11-24 00:00:00.
Fear Definition /ˈfir/
noun: fear; plural noun: fears
Fear definition: It is an obnoxious feeling created by the belief that there is something dangerous, which might be the cause of pain or a threat.
Related to Fear:
- Abnormal, irrational, and obsessive fear
Fear is a healthy warning system
Actually, 70 to 99% of our fears are irrational, which have no real reason. At least if living in the scarcity of the western world. They are just creations of our brain, in our mind, they only exist in your phantasy! Only the remaining 1 to 30% have a real function: Our protection system. And we will never be able to eliminate them. And that is good. Because this part of it is our friend. It protects us from doing something dangerous. Additionally, it gives us 3-5 times more motivation and energy to avoid something painful, than to gather some pleasure that would be able to motivate us.
How to reduce the unwanted part of Fear? One way is, to get into a state of mind of:
Your Gratitude Challenge task of today:
- Write down five things you are grateful for:
1. I am grateful for ..., because ...
2. Further, I am grateful for ..., because ...
3. Finally, I am grateful for ..., because ...
Please remember that as your self-esteem grows, due to a feeling of gratitude, your feelings of helplessness and your fears disappear.
And use the Mental Strength 8-week training to help you to deal with your specific fears.
Vital and happy regards