Fear is something that each of us, even the best business coach deals with in similar ways. Some people shut down their mental states and freeze with fear, others choose to react in terror when fear abounds. Most people however choose to accept fear instead of defeating it. When it comes to things as scary as a pandemic many people have chosen to overreact and cease to think even when the very people in their community are not dying or even sick. Courageous people choose to stand up to fear, they do not let themselves lament or fall into terror. Instead, when fear strikes the courageous ones question the authority of the, asking where and why the scare is present. Courageous people then take action to fight the false evidence appearing real.
When fear strikes the courageous ones question the authority of the fear, asking where and why the scare is present.
As it relates to success in life, learning how to first identify fear when it strikes and second how to beat fear are two valuable skills that few choose to perfect. There is not a single person on this earth who doesn’t feel fear. The key is to get quick at identifying your fear, then ask yourself why am I afraid? Most will not find a concrete reason for fear. The second step after recognizing you are afraid is to ask yourself why, why am I afraid? Many times this single question loosens the grip that fear has. The question of why is enough to jog the mind away from reacting and changing to questioning. Questioning the basis of the frightening object or feel breaks the foundation the fear has. Once the foundation is crumbling the fear isn’t as strong.
Great! The fear is weak, now is time to be like the best business coach and overcome with facts not feelings. Take the pandemic, for example, the virus has a 0.04% death rate, a FDA approved and affordable cure, and to this day has yet to present any danger greater than the threat of influenza or being in a car accident. Even the number of people dying from accidental hospital deaths is higher than the deaths caused by the Coronavirus. Dr. Jim Meehan along with Dr. Richard Bartlett are both doctors who had provided evidence proving COVID 19 is not as deadly as the world has chosen to believe. This is a great example of fear and taking action to conquer it. The facts and evidence these doctors have gathered tear apart any legs the fear of the pandemic has to stand on.
Fear has been conquered however it will try to creep back in. It is important to always be on guard when it comes to everyone’s agenda. There will always be something to be afraid of in this world, we have the amazing ability to conquer the false fears and trust the healthy intuitions to make safe and healthy choices. The final step to abolishing this unhealthy fear and ignorant perception of health that is currently being provided, the final step is to maintain a healthy questioning of all incoming information. The founder of Intel once wrote, “Only the paranoid survive.” To break it down, it is typically those who naturally question everyone like the best business coach who is the first to break fears foundation down and to conquer the lies that fear creates in the mind.
Choose to stand up with courage and conquer any fear not based on facts. It is only by making a habit of continually abolishing feelings-based fear that will help people grow to success living a life without being a slave to fear.