Fear is a human emotion, constantly present in our lives. Fears are warning signs that serve to protect you from situations that are potentially dangerous for you. Fear makes you pay attention to events and can act to protect you. Fear is an excellent signal to prevent physical or psychological risk. It is a protection mechanism very necessary and useful if you know how to put it to your service and live safely and fully. But if you often have fears unfounded or reckless, that do not respond to any environmental threat but also to elements of your imagination, or whether these fears take a destructive tone or inhibit your everyday behavior, then consider these strategies to overcome them. 1 recognizes the fear When you feel fear, acknowledge and accept.
Deny yourself that you’re afraid only serve to increase your uncertainty in the resolution of the situation and therefore increase your fear. 2 Do not pretend not pretend and pretend you’re strong and not afraid of anything. Only we waste energy available to overcome. Remember to be fearful or reckless are two sides of the same coin. Ask 3rd Ask the real risk so calm, and prior to performing an action or face a terrible fact, about the degree of risk can be effective. If you confirm that the threat is real act quickly to protect yourself. If you recognize that the threat has no basis in reality try to dismiss your head, plan action and apply yourself to do it enthusiastically.
4 Discuss this with someone If you can not rule out the feeling of fear, even when you can recognize it as unfounded, talks with a person you trust and tell you about what is happening. Talking about it can reduce anxiety and more criteria to reflect reality. 5 personifies your fear every time you see the fear, try to perform the following exercise: personifies your fear (try little by little that the character will become less fearful), talk to him calmly and ask explanations: “Tell me clearly what threatens me in this situation and think about what you respond. Repeat 3 times. You will see the answers are becoming less formidable. 6th turns to a specialist if you feel you can not control the fear and you start to limit your movements in the world, resorts to a specialist who can help you choose an appropriate treatment for your situation.