Mar 20, 2013 / 5:00 am
Every day in your life, every moment, is filled with possibility. And there is one thing that can stop those possibilities in their tracks and prevent them from becoming your current reality.
That something is Fear.
Fear is a natural, human response. It was wired into our DNA for a very important reason – to keep us from wandering into situations where we could get hurt, or even killed. It’s part of our natural, inborn need to Not Die. It is also a very useful emotional response stemming from our ego.
But in our modern world, the danger of walking into a fire or getting eaten by a lion is very minimal. The problem is, we still have all that natural adrenaline zooming around inside of us. And what happens is, it gets directed to other areas – when we’re in an unfamiliar situation, or taking a risk. And instead of protecting us, in our modern lives, fear actually hurts us.
For that reason, fear is basically a debilitating emotion. It only serves to stop you, and the only thing it stops you from is reaching your full potential as a man or woman and as a human being. So from now on, from this day forward, fear has no place in your Boldly Beautiful and Powerful life. Unless there is a clear and present danger to your physical health, you can and will move forward fearlessly. Whatever is out there waiting for you, you are strong enough to handle it. You will learn from it. And you will become more beautiful and powerful for having faced it.
The acronym for Fear is False Evidence Appearing Real. If we can accept that fear is not actually real and move through it to accomplish our goals and take the risks that may be required of us we will know, from the experience of doing this several times, that it is actually quite easy to become a fearless being. There is nothing more liberating than to feel fearless and know that you can move through life with grace, dignity and courage.
I suggest that you start with the fears that have less of an impact on you and work through those until you have developed the confidence to tackle the bigger ones; one fear, one step and one day at a time. My favourite quote:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented and fabulous?” Actually who are you not to be? ....we were to shine as all children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God in all of us.....as we let our own light, shine we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.” - Brynn
You ARE Fearless!
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