Sign up FAST! Login

4 Scientific Steps To Facing Your Fears | TIME

Stashed in: Fear, @bakadesuyo, Awesome

To save this post, select a stash from drop-down menu or type in a new one:

Courage is not the absence of fear. 

Courage is progressing despite fear. 

1) Reduce uncertainty

The more we understand about a situation, what could realistically occur, and our position in it, the more able we are to think clearly. We are consumed by worry and fear when we don’t understand what is going on, don’t know what to do and or how to get control:

via The Courage Quotient:

In many cases, just filling in the mental question marks with basic information is all it takes to move you forward… Reducing fear by reducing uncertainty, then, can be a matter as simple as asking some questions or visualizing the future.

You May Also Like: