“Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering”
My three main fears were: Tarantulas, Sharks and Performing in public. And I’ve faced all three.
My fear of sharks was so bad I was afraid to even go in the sea, and after facing this one… I still don’t really like the sea. But I did it.
Next, due to low confidence performing in public is something I’d never thought I’d manage. But after being offered an acting part in a zombie event I had an amazing three nights performing in front of 200 people a night, then went on to scaring people in a halloween horror night, and to where I am today hosting horror events. I
And finally, holding a tarantula. Easy!
What I’ve learned from facing my three fears is that its just the build up to them that worries me. Once i’m in the experience, the fear is gone.
I’d recommend you check out this amazing woman who is facing her fears over 100 days.
What are your fears? have you faced them? If not will you?