Fear is a far bigger danger to us than what we are afraid of. Fear can stop us trying. Fear can stop us experiencing. Fear can stop us living. Everyone is frightened of failure. But the amount we fear it can be paralyzing. We can continually worry what people think about us, worry about our abilities, believe we will disappoint people and they will lose interest in us. We self-sabotage by telling ourselves and others in advance that there is no chance of succeeding and often put off our preparation so that we do not perform to the best of our abilities.
This fear is a waste of time. Because however much we fear it, it will not stop us failing. Absolutely no-one gets through life without having failed, without having made a red-face mistake at some point.Read more