How to overcome Fear of Failure

Fear is an unpleasant sensation that can take over your life. Everyone can be a victim of fear but it is still in the person’s control if he or she would allow to be overcome by it. Most of the time, fear of something causes us to lose focus on our goals. If we are aiming to reach our goals in no time, we should learn how to effectively conquer our fears. Your life is yours to live and no one else should have the power to tell you how you should live your life. Not even your own fear or fear of failure.

There is no magic pill that can transform you into a fearless human being. Fear of something is a human nature. Most especially when we go outside of our comfort zone, we feel scared and anxious. Overcoming fear of failure is not easy but it can be done especially if you are serious to take your personal growth to a higher level.

Below are three basic but proven strategies that can help to overcome fear of failure:

Accept that Failure is Inevitable
– Its a fact and failing sucks BIG time!!! But it happens to all of us whether you’re trying to get your dream job, start your business, getting serious to lose weight or transform your current relationship. Failing is actually a necessary step on the path to getting where it is that you want to go.

Take Michael Jordan for instance.

We all know and believe that MJ was blessed with some amazing skill sets in playing basketball. However, did you know that he was cut from his high school basketball team? We don’t have NBA Legend like him if he had taken that as a blow and decided that basketball just wasn’t for him.

Another one is Warren Buffet. One of the world’s richest and most successful businessmen and was rejected by Harvard University.
Always think positive
– Positive thinking is a powerful tool to build self-confidence and neutralize self-sabotage. Developing the habit of positive thinking does not happen overnight. It is a process that you need to regularly form and manifest in order to develop into a habit. The key is awareness. Once you notice that your thoughts doesn’t feel good (Disappointment, Loneliness, Sadness, Anger etc), shift it immediately to those things that makes you smile. Think of the last vacation you experience with your love one or think of your pet. Just shift your thoughts that will elevate good feelings (Joy, Love, Excitement, Abundance etc). Again, awareness is key!!
Visualize Success
– Positive thinking alone is not enough. You should also practice to visualize success. Research has shown that we can achieve best results when we balance positive thinking with visualizing. Always look at the bigger picture of things. When you visualize your success, try to think long term, so that you can completely enjoy your triumph. You can visualize an incident facing an obstacle, feel the fear and see yourself succeeding despite these obstacles.

 

Wishing you Abundance and Success,

Abraham-Sig

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