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How Conquering Fear Stops You From Settling for Less

Do you ever find yourself settling for less than you desire? Perhaps you've been staying in a job that doesn't fulfill you, or you've settled for a relationship that doesn't make your heart sing. If so, you're not alone. Many have experienced this at least once in their lifetime. But, why? What makes you stay in situations in spite of them not feeling good? 

After years of speaking to a variety of people, and doing some introspection myself, I realize that this is mostly due to fear. Fear has a sneaky way of convincing you that what you currently have is enough. Even when you know that not to be true. It has a way of trapping you in a life that is far from what you desire, and what honors your true potential.

The good news is, this needn’t remain like that for long. There are ways in which you can overcome your own fears (and the naysayers) and have the life of your dreams.

3 Tips for Conquering Fear (and Choosing What Feels Good For You)

Be gentle with yourself as you navigate your fears. Everyone feels scared from time to time. Fear does serve a purpose, but when it paralyzes you, it no longer is healthy. Remember that it's okay to feel scared, but you don't need to let fear dictate your decisions. There is a reason why you are scared, and it is safe to address it. Make sure you seek professional help when doing so. And last, treat yourself with kindness and understanding, knowing that you deserve the best and you are on your way to it.

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Take time each day to visualize yourself conquering your fears and achieving your goals. What would that look and feel like? 

Picture yourself living a life filled with love, fulfillment, and abundance. Visualizing success helps to rewire your brain and build confidence in your ability to overcome your fears, regardless of how long you have been experiencing it.

Learning to set boundaries first starts within. Learning to say no to things that don't align with your values or bring you joy is a process. Nonetheless, establishing boundaries allows you to prioritize your needs and desires, empowering you to choose what feels right for you, and saying “no” to fear.

The Grip of Fear: How Does It Keep You Stuck?

Fear can become a powerful force if you feed it on a regular basis. It can hold you back from living your best life, because it convinces you that settling for less is the safer option. This keeps you trapped in a life that falls short of your dreams and potential. Hence, conquering fear is essential if you want to break free from its unhealthy influence.

Conquering fear can be challenging, but it's essential if you want to live a life that is true to yourself. By recognizing the role fear plays in keeping you stuck and implementing these tips into your daily life, you, too, can break free from the chains of fear and embrace a future filled with possibility and fulfillment.

Emotional Well-being: The Toll of Settling

The consequences of settling for less extend beyond your careers and relationships; they deeply impact your emotional well-being. When you settle out of fear, you sacrifice your happiness and fulfillment, leading to feelings of dissatisfaction and regret.


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You tell yourself (unconsciously) that you are not worth pursuing a dream. That your fear is more powerful than you. As you repeat these thoughts to yourself, your self-esteem suffers. Why? Because you are, unknowingly, internalizing the belief that you are either not worthy nor capable of anything better. Conquering fear is essential for preserving your mental and emotional health, allowing you to live a thriving and joyful life, in spite of life’s challenges.

How Does Fear Impact Love?

When it comes to matters of the heart, fear often leads you to settle for less than you deserve. This means, you stay in relationships that don't fulfill you because you’re afraid of being alone or of not finding “The One”. This fear of the unknown can keep you stuck in rather unhappy situations, robbing you of the chance to find true love and happiness. As you work towards conquering fear, you’ll cultivate the courage to walk away from relationships that no longer serve you, trusting that something better is out there, waiting for you to find it.

Fear & Career: Are You Sacrificing Your Dreams?

Fear also plays a significant role in your career, causing you to settle for jobs that don't align with your passions or values. You may be staying in jobs that make you feel miserable because you’re afraid of taking risks or pursuing your true calling. 

This fear of failure or financial insecurity keeps you trapped in unfulfilling careers, draining your energy and stifling your creativity and potential. Upon conquering fear, you will have the confidence to pursue your dreams, even if it means stepping out of your comfort zone.

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Comfort Zone: The Illusion of Safety

Your comfort zone can quickly become your prison. It shields you from the unknown, yes, but it also imprisons you in a dull life. It leads you to settling for less than what you truly desire. When you settle for less out of fear, you are robbing yourself of the chance to grow, learn, and to truly thrive.

Fear often masquerades as practicality. It whispers in your ears, telling you that this comfort zone is safer than venturing out. It convinces you that stepping out of what you know is too risky. That it's safer to stick with what you know, even if it's not bringing you joy or fulfillment. And yet, the more years go by, the more you realize something doesn’t feel good. Your life doesn’t feel good. And as you ponder on these feelings, you may get exactly what you need: the nudge to make the choice to not let fear run your life anymore.

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