Kicking Away Fear: The Enemy That Prevents Our Success

The young lady has successfully completed her education, passing out with bright colors as a medical nurse. But due to lack of confidence she is scared to solicit for a job. Her mind tells her she isn’t attractive enough and therefore going to fail her interview. The aspiring writer has written the best book, which could be the next number one best seller to change the world, but fear has already crippled him, because he thought the book may not sell.

Fear, one of the most basic human unpleasant emotions in the nervous system, has attributed to failure in the lives of thousands of people. When one is gripped with fear, it prevents quick thinking, solution to problems and one becomes confused and nervous. Many encounter fear in many ways, when ready to take exams, during speech and when to arrest certain situations. In the first place what causes fear within human beings?

Many times, I like to share my experience when writing articles. I discovered very young that I had no fear in me, however; many attempts in things which I wasn’t perfect nearly cost my life. For example, I shouldn’t have gone deep into the sea when I am aware that I can’t swim. Yes till now, I don’t know how to swim. I was carried away by the sea and those trying to save me gave up, because I disappeared when I was pulled into a swirling deep hole under the sea. Then a mighty wave swept me ashore. In a state of shock, I took my clothes and walked nakedly home.

‘Fear’ is an enemy, yet people shouldn’t put away fear to do what they aren’t perfect or do something wrong. For example, smuggling drug to a country, hoping you may not be caught. That is not the right way to overcome fear or to see if you are brave. You may end up in jail. However; there are ways one can adapt to overcome fear. 
Once as illegal immigrant in Europe, few minutes before noon, without breakfast and not knowing where my next meal is coming from, I took to the streets on foot towards a friend’s house, hoping I might find something to eat.

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