Saturday, January 02, 2016

Get over your fears (Blog marathon post 18)




It's the 2nd of January 2016. Have you broken any resolutions yet? Or are you saving that for mid February or March when the steam runs out? :)

I think one of the biggest things that we an do for ourselves this year is to lose our fears. Ask yourself--what is the biggest thing you fear? Is it losing someone you love? Is it fear of public speaking? Is it not having enough money? Is it fear of failure?

Often, when it comes to living life to the fullest, it is our fears that hold us back. We are so afraid to go out there and give whatever we want to do a chance, because we fear the consequences. We fear rejection. We fear ridicule, scorn. We fear change.

But what if you were assured that you would succeed at whatever it is that you want to try but do not have the courage for? What if someone gave you a guarantee that no matter what it is, you wont fail?
What would you do?

Make a list.
Write it down.
Then cross off one off the list each month.

IF you fail, so be it. It is a valuable lesson learnt.
And if you don't it's an even more valuable lesson learnt.
That will make this a SPLENDID year.
 
We can indeed fly, soar and touch the skies.It is only our fears that are holding us back.
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ps: if you want to share your list, I am listening. But I have an ulterior motive.
I just might use that in the novel I am writing :) My characters might  live your desires :))

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10 comments:

  1. Its all about defeating your fears to achieve your dreams. Robin Sharma said, "To go where your dreams live, explore where your fear lie" This helped me a lot to defeat many fears.
    So nice to hear the same context from my fav author. :)

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  2. Love you preeti!!! Really love your blogs... I wonder if i can ever fill magic in words, like you do... :-)

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  3. Wow. This one is really nice. Thank you !!
    I read some where " We often, make an idol of our fear and call it God!".

    A very happy new year to all!!

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  4. Nice blog preethi.. :) and it is indeed true that many a times in life fear holds us back in tasting success .. But if we are determined to reach the peak of sucess then the positive energy that we have within ourself will definitely break over the fear.. And fear of losing our loved one's is always the biggest fear to overcome and sad to tell this but i am a victim to it .. :( Apart from this I fear the most for the Society means if I do this and if it doesn't end up right would people talk bad about me ..

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  5. Woww.. Greatly said madam.. It's so motivating n will surely try to implement

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  6. I have read somewhere, "What if I fail? Oh my darling...what if you fly?"
    Nice uplifting post!

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  7. it's always a fear of being failing,or what others will say,that keeps us from doing something we want.these things should never matter,instead our priorities should be our happiness

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  8. Lovely thoughts and indeed all of us have fear.My greatest fear is change and that often stops me from trying new things and I become complacent and hence shunts my growth too.Hmm u made me think Preeti

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  9. amazing piece of motivation :) just loved it

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  10. I need to make a list and cross it. Very motivating, indeed.

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