When we speak of fear, we refer to an emotional state of mind that very often depends on the thoughts that we formulate in our minds. It is a widespread phenomenon among the common people, so much so that each of us has within himself, the fears of varying sizes, which can be referred to a “something to do” such as taking a plane, or to a situation to be addressed as “the fear of exams,” and so on. The 5 tips to overcome your fears, then born with the aim to offer tips to deal with some situations of blatant fear .

WHERE DOES THE FEAR : Before diving into specific topic, I would like to make a brief reference to the “fear” and the symptoms associated with it. Often they are afraid even if there is a real danger, and many fears in fact born from the constraints that we suffer as children. For example, it happens that if a parent is afraid of something or a certain situation , inevitably conveys its mood and influences our minds, making us believe that “the fear” is normal. However, it is good to know that fear can become a real phobia if you “chronic” of an object or situation .

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THE SYMPTOMS: Usually the symptoms with which it occurs are the fear of Objective type, such as rapid heartbeat, excessive sweating , irregular rhythm of the breath, agitation. But we also Subjective symptoms that may vary depending on the person, for example: Tremor in the legs, blurred vision, feeling of faintness, immobilization. Finally we have the emotional symptoms that are related to the way in which we interpret what is happening and how our body reacts to the event. Fear is therefore the set of a physiological component and a cognitive component.

The TIPS : There is in my opinion a universal and scientific method to overcome the fear but you can put in place strategies and remedies to deal with it. I will explain Five:

1) AWARENESS OF FEAR: to be able to deal with it is necessary to understand what it is and understand that we all have a fear of something. There is a person who does not have a phobia or fear , so we are not “isolated” in our fears, but we can share with others. The important thing is to talk about it.
2) Deal with A LITTLE AT A TIME: fear must be addressed in stages and it is not necessary having to overcome all together , but take one step at a time until you get to the solution of our problem.
3) BE POSITIVE : fear often arises from thoughts and negative situations that we formulate in our minds, so to deal with it is necessary to have a positive attitude towards life. Live your “fear” as a stimulus and as a growth into the future.
4) FOCUS ON THE FEARS: It is important to face our “fears” and focus on the consequences that could result from implementing a certain behavior. For example: “for the fear of flying can not organize a trip so desired.” At this point, weigh the pros and CONS of our choice.
5) DO NOT BE AFRAID THE FAILURE: to overcome the fears you have to “fear of failure”, otherwise you may never get out of its shell and you will never have the courage to face the world. Must jump without fear, reminding us that every mistake there is always a possible remedy.

Finally, it is good to know that “fears” may be our enemies or our allies, we are the only ones who have to decide who to give them space in our lives. We can use these limits as conditions or as an opportunity for new discoveries and new ways of living.