99% of the time I don't do things out of sheer fear. I think of what will people say and think of me if I do this or that. I go through every possible negative situation that can come about from me being true to myself and letting my light sparkle. Who am I to tell myself that I can't do something because of fear of others' opinions and judgments. Well, I need to stop thinking that way, I'll never get anywhere in life if I'm worried about what someone else might think. We are our biggest hindrances. If there's anyone who judges me the most it is myself. It is my deeply rooted insecurities that I have about myself. In the past, I would say I need to move past my insecurities. But you cannot move past something that you've carried with you for years. Instead, you must face it head on like the beast it is. I have all this unfulfilled potential and I've kept it hidden because of fear. I can no longer live my life in fear because I will never progress to the person I want to be, and who I know I am supposed to be. I've known for some time that I am meant for greatness. I don't know what it is, but If I don't try I'll never know.
How do you face this crazy thing called fear:
In order to move past our fears, you must write down all the things in your life that have stopped you from being the best you.Whether it be your weight, or your confidence with speaking to people, or just too nervous to ask that certain person out on a date. Write down anything that has hindered you from doing the things that you wished you could do.
Now go tell someone you trust about your fears and tell them that you don't want to be weighted by your fears anymore and you wanted to let someone know. You cannot do anything in life alone, so letting someone know keeps you accountable to actually stop letting fear run/ruin your life.
After you tell someone your fears and that you do not want to continue to live in fear, go out and conquer them. Like Shia Labeouf said just do it, don't let your dreams be dreams. Everyone needs a little bit of motivation and Shia Labeouf does an excellent job at it, it's a bit comical but what he says in that green screen video speaks volumes for all the people who have Done it.
Don't be afraid to ask for help, you see what I did there. Maybe your fears are too deep for you to solve on your own, maybe you need someone to help you get through it. I would suggest someone who has gone through similar obstacles. Maybe you have a friend or family member or you look up to or a favorite blogger who've you've come to admire. If your religious /spiritual I would suggest reaching out to a fellow member and/or maybe reading the bible for inspiration and lessons on fear. When in doubt always, always ask for help because we are all here to help each other be our best self.
To all my fellow friends and family members out there who are letting their fears get in the way of what you want to do, take a leap of faith and know that you never know if you don't try. And remember that you are never alone.