3 Truths to Overcoming Your Fears
REPLACE YOUR ASSUMPTIONS AND CHANGE YOUR REALITY
We all have fears. But most of the fears we carry around have been fabricated. In reality, they're only a figment of our imagination. And when we recognize that truth, we're one step closer to letting them go and living with authenticity as our true selves.
I love learning new things from unexpected people and places. As I grow older, that is becoming easier as I learn to care less and realize I don’t have to be the authority.
In reality, I have never been the smartest person in the room. That was just an illusion I told myself to overcome my fear of feeling overlooked, discounted, and unworthy.
All of those self-effacing thoughts have haunted me for much of my life. They still do today as well, but I’m learning how to overcome them, and I want to help you, too.
This is especially true for many people who have not learned to be honest with themselves enough to recognize or acknowledge the same struggles I face.
Today on my podcast, I spent time talking about being paralyzed by fear which is typically based on false assumptions we make about ourselves and about others.
Are you aware that nearly everything you tell yourself is an assumption? Why? Because we have a powerful imagination that conjures up stories and believes them.
It’s easy to assume what others are thinking or saying about us and then play them over in our minds until they become true—even though they were only imagined.
Pause for a moment to ponder whether or not you’ve ever done something like that. Of course, you have. But there’s no shame—everyone does—but no one needs to…