Another week has passed, but you are still not even close to accomplishing what you have planned at the beginning of the year. Now, when summer is already here, the New Year’s resolutions are long forgotten and your goals still seem like a mirage in a hot desert. Finding excuses is easy, but will lead to nowhere. It is time to take action!
What do you think is holding you back? Is it possible to be the fear of failure, the fear that you won’t be able to achieve what you want and that you will make a fool of yourself?
Fear of failure, fear of public speaking, fear of taking risks, fear of losing creativity, fear of expressing your ideas, financial fears, lack of confidence, low self-esteem – there are different types of fear that hold you back. Identify it and face it – this is the only way to become an achiever, not only a dreamer!
“The greatest mistake you can make in life is to be continually fearing you will make one.” Elbert Hubbard
“Fight your fears and you’ll be in battle forever. Face your fears and you’ll be free forever.” Lucas Jonkman
“Do the thing you fear, and continue to do so. This is the quickest and surest way of all victory over fear.” Dale Carnegie
“Do not fear mistakes. You will know failure. Continue to reach out.” Benjamin Franklin
“I am always doing things I can’t do, that’s how I get to do them.” Pablo Picasso
“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt
“The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” Gandhi
“Try a thing you haven’t done three times. Once, to get over the fear of doing it. Twice, to learn how to do it. And a third time to figure out whether you like it or not.” Virgil Thomson
“Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real.” Unknown
“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” Dale Carnegie
“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear.” Nelson Mandela
“Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.” Michael Jordan
“Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.” Marie Curie
“Fears are nothing more than a state of mind.” Napoleon Hill