An adjective; ‘showing lack of fear’ is being fearless.
I am a very fearful person. I am always apprehensive and fearful of the outcome while attempting anything new.
However, Research says 80 % of our fears are just in our minds.
Yes, that is true! Think about it.
If I look back, very few of my fears actually happened.
Yet, at some point in life, everyone experiences fear. Everyone faces challenges. But we all know that there are certainly ways of dealing with fears that such challenges pose to us.
My goal for Midlife is to approach it with optimism. My goal is to change myself for the better. So, one of the changes I want to bring in my personality is to be fearless.
I have realized that fear limits me to live a contented life. Fear stops me from making critical decisions which would necessary for my growth.
So here I share few guidelines which I have framed for myself.
List down fears. Find out reasons for the fears. Writing them down will help find solutions of dealing with these fears. This will help to ascertain the situations that make one fear.
Keep reminding yourself that fears emerge as we hypothetical assumptions. We need to remind that most of the fears do not happen. I will keep reminding myself daily by writing this down.
Be around people who are fearless. Choose a role model who has dealt with difficult life situations fearlessly. Change attitude by taking up risks.
Don’t worry that you will make mistakes. Embrace your mistakes. Attempt to do things differently.
Accept failures and be persistent. This will help to shun fears and come out of it successfully.
Taylor Swift’s quote describes my thoughts well.
“I think fearless is having fears, but jumping anyway”