Benjamin Franklin once said, "Most people die at 25 and are buried at 75." This metaphorical death comes when people figure they can't make it happen, so they end up quitting in advance.
Fear of old age can also be harmful when a person has to go through a major career transition. In the end, age is far less important than your belief in yourself.
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The most common reaction in a fear situation is the attitude of, “I can’t!”
This is the fear of failure that stops us from taking action. It often shuts down the brain and causes us to revert to the “fight-or-flight” reaction.
Your self-image, the way you see yourself and think about yourself, is eventually altered by feeding your mind these positive mental pictures of yourself performing at your best.
So visualize yourself performing with confidence and competence in an area where you are fearful.
Focus on doing something you love.
When you’ve found what you’re passionate about, you get the motivation to keep you moving.
If people think their job will lead to success, they might spend too much time on it and neglect other areas of their life.
Keep a balance between work, rest, health and life.
Trading of stocks and bonds has many variables and the uncertainty can lead to fear and anxiety. Fear is the biggest hurdle to overcome in this otherwise lucrative way to earn money.
The most common fear is the fear of the unknown, where uncertainty and lack of knowledge of the forces at play can lead to a feeling of gambling away one’s money.
This fear can be overcome by expanding one’s knowledge about trading by taking a course or reading relevant books.
We are hardwired to be right and are awarded throughout our life pursuing what is right while being punished if we are wrong. From an early age, we learn to avoid the embarrassment of being wrong.
Trading success does not rely on one being right all the time or even on the IQ of the person. The outcome is equality reliant on the emotional makeup of the person.
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