Yes, I admit, I’m totally cheating by combining days. Just got done with the #allumenewbies twitter party! I’m getting excited. So the last time I posted, I talked about the importance of taking a break. However, lest we carry that idea too far, I need to remind us that we DO need to exercise that … Read More about Days 8, 9, & 10: Build Your Courage Muscle
Sometimes, when it comes to overcoming fear, it’s good to take a break. You need a break from the constant mental pressure to overcome. It’s usually in the moments that I’m not actively trying to overcome my fear that I realize my comfort zone truly has expanded. Make sure you don’t burn yourself out. … Read More about Days 6 and 7: Take a Break
I’ll just share a some inspirational quotes about courage and fear. I think I’ll them do all the talking: Fear is the first that you are moving in the right direction, so feel the fear and do it anyway. (Bill Cornelius) Courage is not the absence of fear, but, rather, continuing on in spite … Read More about Day 5: Fear Quotes
So there’s this funny thing I’ve noticed about fear – although it’s lurking everywhere, and is one of the main factors in preventing me from doing about 90% percent of things I dream of accomplishing, I rarely actually admit that I’m afraid. It’s true. I’ll come up with nearly any other excuse in the … Read More about Day 4: What’s Your Real Problem?
Yesterday we thought about all the negative outcomes of facing our fear. We considered the worst case scenario. Today, think about what you have to gain if you face your fears – the best case scenario. After you list the possible positive outcomes compare it to your negative list from yesterday. Often, the positives … Read More about Day 3: What do you have to gain?