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The Only Two Things You Need To Be Scared Of!
Fear is your brain's pre-programmed response to something scary. Small amounts of fear are positive for your health, but when it takes over it can interfere with your peace and happiness. Whether you're afraid because of a movie, a natural disaster, or even spiders, there are ways of coping. To stop thinking about scary things, try distracting yourself with something fun or lighthearted. For example, you can watch a funny movie or TV show to help keep your mind off of scary thoughts. Another way to distract yourself is to do something relaxing, like painting your nails, hanging out with friends, or taking a long bubble bath.
Show less Even a shadow or a strange noise can be enough to leave you lying awake for hours. How can something simple, like thinking about an object in the room, help you to fall asleep if you're scared? Not necessarily. It's certainly important to keep your mind soothed and calmed if you're trying to fall asleep.
You deserve nothing short of an extraordinary life.
5 Tricks for Overcoming Fear
Fear is one of the most common obstacles keeping us from the life we deserve. I lived in it, consumed by it for years. That by letting go of the things that weighed me down negative friendships , empty goals , etc. I was able to allow the happiness I had been seeking for so long. Sad Me is so used to years and years of unhappiness, to getting through the day, all the while hoping tomorrow would never come so I could just stop hurting.
You may know the drill. Any and all of the above. But for most of us, while we pay lip service to the pursuit of happiness, we have no fucking clue what to do with happiness if it actually comes our way. We doubt our happiness, second-guess our happiness and try not to think too much about how happy we might be in case the Powers That Be are waiting for some silly chump to enjoy himself too thoroughly and need to be taken down a peg. I suspect there are several reasons why this is:. We would never speak to a friend or loved one — or even a random stranger on the street — the way we talk to ourselves: Why the hell did I just do that? No wonder he dumped me.
Now let me explain. We all have fear. If we didn't feel fear, we wouldn't be alive. But there's a big difference between having fear and being driven by your fears. Most people are driven by their fears, leading them to make or avoid making particular decisions that pull them down a dark, sticky dead-end road. Most of my life, I rode shotgun while my fear sat behind the wheel, steering me through life. I had fear of poverty.