• Laura

Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown

Think about something you have always wanted to try or achieve.

Now consider why you haven't done this yet? What has held you back?

We can blame lack of time, our genes, a lack of opportunity, or even others holding us back. But for many people, the real answer to this is fear.

Fear can create the "I'd love to...but" inner dialogue that gives us perfect excuses not to risk the feeling of failure. However, learning how to overcome fear is one of the most liberating pursuits you can undertake.

Overcoming the fear of the unknown can be a challenging endeavour, but it also can be done.

If you suffer from a fear of uncertainty, understanding what fear is, and how it affects you, can start you on the road to conquering it.

Fear has been defined in several ways; however, the most basic definition of fear is an emotional response based on the fact that we're faced with something unfamiliar or impending danger.

When we experience fear, several psychological