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Article Roundup: How to Face Your Fears

Facing Your Fears

Fear is a normal human reaction but not a welcomed one.

Fear of not being good enough, smart enough or successful enough can be debilitating… [F]ear is a normal part of starting any change…We often think of fear in a negative way, but fear can be a very positive force. Fear can signal that you are changing and growing. ~ Patti Johnson.

What ever it is that you fear here’s some resources to help you face your fears.

Fear of Failure

We know that Fear of Failure is Holding Us Back and that’s because we want to have our dreams come true without as little rejection and road block as possible. In short – we don’t want to be vulnerable.


Fear of Success

There’s those who also have a Fear of Success – myself included. However, I recently learned that Fear of Success is A Myth and it’s still just fear of failure.


Fear of Being Judged

Although most of us won’t readily admit this, we also have a fear of being judged.

Marianne Williamson quote on fear of success

What to do with all these Fears?

Face them! Easier said than do right? But who said anything good comes easy…ok ok another cliché but isn’t it true?

1. Know your fears.

The first step is being honest about your fears. Know them and accept them. Determine if your fear is based on facts in your situation or just hardwired in how you think. ~ Patti Johnson

2. Face your fears by writing a letter to your fear. I believe writing is therapeutic and trying this approach might allow you to put on paper what you may not have the courage to say to someone else.

3. Master your fear with these 6 tips and awesome quotes to motivate you:

4. Go out and be great with these ten steps to overcoming fear and doing something big.



Kerry-Ann Reid-Brown is Founder & host of Carry On Friends one of the first podcasts dedicated to the Caribbean American Experience. She is leading the way for Caribbean Podcast as the founder of Breadfruit Media, the first Caribbean podcast production company; and founder of the Caribbean Podcast Directory a place to discover podcasts by people of Caribbean Heritage.