02 May, 2015

Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories

When we face tough problems, We stay mired in the mud until we take action. Hope is a start. But hope needs action to win victories. Put the action ptinciple to work. Next time you experience big fear or little fear, steady yourself Then search for an answer to this question: What kind of action can I take to conquer my fear? Isolate your fear. Then take appropriate action.

Below are some examples of fear and some possible action cures. 


Fear face image

               TIPE OF FEAR



                ACTION


1. Embarrassment because of personal appearance.


Improve it. Go to a barbershop
or beauty salon. Shine your shoes. Get your clothes cleaned
and pressed. In general, practice better grooming. It doesn't
always take new clothes.

2. Fear of losing an important customer.
Work doubly hard to give better. service. Correct anything tha t may have caused customers to lose confidence in you.

3. Fear of failing an examination.


Convert worry time into study time.
4. Fear of dungs totally beyond
your control.
Tum your attention to helping to relieve the fear of others.
Pray.
5. Fear of being physically hurt by something you can't control, such as a tornado or an airplane out of control.
Switch your attention to some thing totally difterent. Go out into your yard and pull up weeds. Play with your children. Go to a movie.
6. Fear of what other people may think and say.
Make sure that what you plan to do is right. Then do it. No one ever does anything worthwhile for which he is not criticized.
7. Fear of making an investment or purchasing a home.
Analyze all factors. Then be decisive. Make a decision and
stick with it. Trust your own judgment.
8. Fear of people.

Put them in proper perspective. Remember, the other person is just another human being pretty much like yourself


     Use this two-step procedure to cure fear and win confidence:

1. Isolate your fear. Pin it down. Determine exactly what you are afraid of.

2. Then take action. There is some kind of action for any kind of fear.


Writer: DAVID J. CHWARTZ, PH.D.
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