Want to learn how to overcome your fears? You aren’t alone. How many times have you had a fear that’s stopped you from doing something? If you’re like me, probably too many times to count. And why? What in our brains tells us “no” or makes us think that “we can’t”? After all, we’re the ones that control our thoughts, emotions, and actions but many times, we’re also the ones that hold ourselves back as well.
This year, so “no” to the mental obstacles standing in your way. Be your own cheerleader and be your own biggest fan.
If you’re looking for mental hacks to help overcome your fears, here are some things to try to kick those negative feelings and thoughts to the curb!
Easy to Implement Mental Hacks To Help Overcome Your Fears
Start each day complimenting yourself
It’s not hard to give yourself a compliment. All you need to say is something, anything nice to yourself to bring a smile to your face. Beginning every day with kind words is a great way to set your mind in a good place as well. The more kind words that you can speak to yourself, the better. You are your biggest fan, your biggest cheerleader and the leader of all your own thoughts and emotions. If you can find a way to start each day with a simple compliment, your day will be brighter than you thought possible.
Throw the negative thoughts out the window
No one has time for negative thoughts. No one. If you want to be negative to yourself, don’t. You have the power and ability to be positive about your day and your thoughts, so take control and steer the ship. If a negative feeling or thought pops up in your brain, stomp your foot, and don’t let it pass you by!
When you’re feeling down, smile at yourself in the mirror
A smile can turn the whole world around, so why not give yourself one of those thousand-watt smiles? Seriously! Simply by giving yourself a quick grin in the mirror here and there, you have the potential to overcome negative thoughts and fears instantly!
When you have a fear, combat it by saying something that you’re not scared of!
Last but not least, don’t let your fears control you! When you have a fear creep up, combat it by thinking or saying something that you aren’t scared of. When you allow yourself to get over that mental block, you’ll have a ton of fun knowing that you have what it takes to overcome your fears!
Don’t let your negative thoughts or fears control the outcome of your day! Instead, dig deep and think about how you can mentally overcome it! You’ll be amazed that the more positive thoughts and energy that you promote, the more likely you are to help get over that hurdle of your fears!
Fears are valid and shouldn’t be ignored, but sometimes, fears are mental blocks that we can get over with enough good thoughts!
Have you ever conquered a fear and overcame it?