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  • Fear and Greed as Motivators  By : John V. W. Howe
    The human emotions of fear and greed are powerful human motivators. These can be used against you if you are the buyer. However, you can use them in your favor to write effective ad copy if you are the seller.
  • Getting To Know Anxiety  By : Jason Rickard
    Have you ever been in a situation, where you felt uneasy because of something you think you may have forgotten to do, such as switching off an appliance at home, or perhaps a feeling that you annoyed someone whom you wanted to get along with really well. If you have experienced such feelings and worse on a regular basis, then you most probably are a victim of anxiety attacks.

    All of us, to some extent, have experienced anxiety and at different levels. There are some things...
  • From Fear and Paralysis to Positive Action  By : Sandra Sinclair
    Fear of failure can be a huge obstacle to taking positive action toward your desired outcomes, because so much personal esteem and happiness can depend on the outcome. To change fear of failure into a force for positive action, you may have to change your thinking about what your desired outcome means to you in terms of your own happiness.
  • How to Gain Mastery Over Fear of Failure  By : Sandra Sinclair
    Do you find yourself floundering about aimlessly in life? Do you feel as if you cannot seem to achieve happiness, no matter how hard you try? You may not realize it, but your failure to reach your dreams may be caused by your own fear - most likely, a fear of failure. That's right; you might actually be keeping yourself down and standing in your own way of success.
  • How To Overcome The Fear Of Doing Something New  By : Stan Popovich
    How can you overcome the fear of doing something new? Doing something for the first time can cause some anxiety because you do not know what to expect. Here are some tips on how to reduce the fear and anxiety of doing something for the first time.

    In order to reduce your stress, you need to do the activity for a few times to get a handle on things. Remember when you first learned to ride your bike. You probably fell down a few times but eventually you got the hang of it. T...
  • How To Overcome The Fear Of Rejection  By : Stan Popovich
    Some people get anxious and fearful when they experience rejection. Experiencing rejection is not fun and can lower your self-confidence. The key is knowing how to deal with the process of not getting what you want. Here are some suggestions on how to manage the fear of rejection.

    Sooner or later you will experience some rejection. When you go for the job interview or ask somebody on a date, you will get turned down eventually. There is no way to avoid getting turned down ...
  • Anxiety Explained  By : Jason Rickard
    Everyone goes through anxiety at one time or the other in their lives. Anxiety is usually a combination of negative emotions like apprehension, worry, and fear. Once a person is anxious about something, the person not only undergoes mental trauma, but also experiences many physical sensations.

    It is quite normal for people to get anxious around examination time, during job interviews, on seeing horrid photos or when looking down from heights. Such situations are usually un...
  • Review All Of Your Options In Managing Your Fears And Anxieties  By : Stan Popovich
    It can really be tough to find the answers to managing your fears and anxieties. One of the main things you need to remember is to review all of your options in managing your fears and anxieties. This means to leave no stones unturned when trying to find constructive and professional techniques to manage your fears and anxieties.

    Most importantly, talk to a counselor or therapist to get advice on how to manage your fears. You can also go to your local bookstore and read so...
  • How To Overcome The Fear Of Failure  By : Stan Popovich
    Some people will have to deal with managing the failure of failure during their lifetime. They are so afraid of failing or not making it that they become very anxious. Here are some steps on how to manage the fear of failure in your life.

    It is best to have at least have tried than not to try at all. Do you want to go through the rest of your life not knowing that you could of made it? At least if you try, you will know for sure if you would have made it.

    Another benefi...
  • "To Fear or Not to Fear"  By : Janis Ericson, CHt
    What is fear and why do we feel it? Is there really nothing to fear but fear itself? Here are 7 Steps to reduce fear provided by one of NLP's most highly regarded international trainers and certified hypnotherapist Janis Ericson.
  • Managing Your Fears And Anxieties When Facing A Major Illness  By : Stan Popovich
    Some people who have a major illness may have to deal with some fear and anxiety. Not knowing what may or may not happen can be very stressful. The good news is that there are ways to deal with your fears and anxieties.

    The first step is to remind yourself that there are many people who have had major illnesses and still live a productive life. There are many medicines, nowadays, that can treat a variety of illnesses. In addition, there are also new treatments constantly b...
  • Getting Help For A Friend Who Struggles With Fear And Anxiety  By : Stan Popovich
    Getting help for a friend who struggles with fear and anxiety can be tricky. He or she may be reluctant to get help or they may be scared. This is the time that your friend needs you the most. With this in mind, here are some suggestions on how a person can help his or her friend with their anxiety.

    The first step a person should do is to convince their friend to get professional help. Explain to them that they must decide to get the help they need to overcome their anxiet...
  • Overcoming Your Panic Attacks And Other Fears  By : Stan Popovich
    It can be tough to have to deal with panic attacks and your other fears. Experiencing a panic attack can be very scary for some people. The good news is that there are ways to deal with your panic attacks. Enclosed is a list of techniques a person can use to manage their panic attacks.

    When experiencing a panic attack, a person should slow down and take a deep breathe. After doing this, try to do something that will distract you from your current situation. A person could ...
  • Three Words to Unlock the Cheerfulness of the Present Moment  By : Tom Russell
    The present moment is the gateway to wisdom, happiness and vitality. The problem is that our nutty world is sometimes overwhelming. We forget the present moment! How can we remember more often? Here are three simple words you can use in your daily life to reconnect with the treasures of NOW.
  • How Indifference Can Bring You Success  By : Christopher Green -
    Hereís a scenario Iím sure youíre familiar with and Iím equally sure that itís caused you a truckload of frustration and dejection. And donít worry, youíre not the only one itís happened to, it happens to millions of others and it happened to me too Ė on far too many occasions to include here.

    Do you remember a time when youíd really had enough of your situation in life? Maybe you were sick and tired of servicing debt after debt. Perhaps you were bored with your job and ha...
  • The Embarrassment of Self Development  By : Robin OBrien
    For a long time I yearned to improve myself; my true inner self, but something was holding me back. I made a lot of excuses back then; I didnít have time; I was too tired; I wasnít sure what direction my search should take. However, the truth was I felt embarrassed about opening myself up, especially to those close to me. All that changed when I went for a stroll along a Danish beach.
  • 10 Tips For Conquering Your Fears  By : Cari Vollmer
    Have you ever had a fear that kept you from living life fully? Perhaps this fear has stopped you from having MORE fun or experiencing GREATER success. Yes? This article will help you learn to overcome your fear and increase your self confidence.

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