When we face our fear, to discover what it is and where it comes from, we can begin to heal. First, we must be gentle with ourselves as we transition from living with fear into managing it.
Fear will always be there, but there is a way to handle it that supports our best selves.
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Living with fear and being the victim feels like a comfortable place because we’ve lived there for so long.
But in reality, it's not a good place to be. Because anything is better than living with fear, the root of all of our inability to embrace opportunities and happiness.
Once we make it to the next level, where fear and victimhood no longer have power over us, we are in full transition.
This is where personal growth happens because this is where opportunities arise.
Accept failure as a part of the growing process.
Failure can be a missed opportunity, which means another opportunity will surface—one that is much more appropriate for our life design.
The ideal formula for a successful, happy life, full of abundance, is one that involves compassion.
Pushing into your growth edges does not require forceful action, rather a sense of acceptance and a compassionate attitude.
Fear is a necessary step to the learning and growth zones. It takes courage to step from the comfort zone into the fear zone and can be anxiety-provoking. But persevere long enough, and you enter the learning zone. A new comfort zone is created after a learning zone, expanding one's ability to reach further.
By staying challenged you do not slip into the dangerous comfort zone. You can stay challenged by:
This makes your brain cells work in creative ways for you to figure out new things and how to incorporate them into your life.