“We generate fears while we sit. We overcome them by action.”Dr. Henry Link
I am sure if you are reading this, you have some fears or phobias. Am I right? What we can learn from fear is that it tries to paralyze us and stop us from what we want to do. The way to overcome fear is by action!
Have you heard of Dr. Henry Link? Well before writing this post I did not either. Henry C. Link was a famous psychologist who drifted away from Christian belief for a number of years but gradually went back to his faith again during his practice of psychology. He wrote many books and has a lot of popular quotes, this being one of them.
So let’s say you are a student and are scared of exams, or failing on something new you want to do. Well you can’t expect to get over your fears by sitting around and just thinking about what scares you.
You will have to get up and do something.
As example is to start studying, or do something that will help you pass your classes or tests. This is how you will overcome the fear.
That “imaginary” example was actually a true story for me. I just graduated 8th grade and although it might seem easy because it is a lower grade level, I was afraid many times during the year. I learned along the way that as I was progressing to higher grades, things are harder. It was not going to be easy, as grades were not just going to be handed to me.
I really wanted to achieve higher grades so I got up, and I did a lot of studying and practicing to get good grades.
I share from my experience that you should not be afraid of your fears. Figure out what is it that is causing you to be afraid. Then, learn how you can go and “fight” it. Take some steps, no matter how small, to act and get going. You can do this and conquer your fears with action.
My name is Gurbani Singh. Since I am a teenager, I often find myself searching for positive quotes for girls. After reading these I have made it a goal to post Positive and Inspiring quotes daily. I hope that these are as encouraging to you as they are for me to learn from and apply to our daily lives.
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Encourage your kids to read and write what this means to them & how they can apply this quote to their lives. Also, consider learning and practicing breathing meditation as a way to help relax and reflect on the message.
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