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Click Here, , to learn more…Make your fear a source of fascination. The same things we fear also incite feelings of exhilaration and even passion. That’s why people enjoy extreme sports, horror movies and swimming with sharks on vacation. Try to re-frame your fear in a positive light and acknowledge the thrill it can offer. When you start seeing fear as a source of energy, you might even embrace its role in your life.

Learn as much as you can about the source of your fear. Why does it hold so much power? What can you learn from it?
Try confronting your fear with this new perspective in mind. Does it feel different?
Some people thrive on the knife’s edge of fear and exhilaration. Susan Cain, author of Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking, used to be afraid of public speaking, but now she makes her living by facing that fear and giving talks to thousands of people around the world.
Start seeing fear as an opportunity. Fear can be used as a tool to help us identify problems and solve them effectively. It’s a guidepost, a red flag that warns us when something needs attention. Once the discomfort of the initial wave of fear passes, examine it more closely to see what you can learn.

When you feel fear of something unfamiliar, take it as a sign that you need to get to know a person or situation better.
If you feel a flash of fear about an upcoming deadline or event, make it an opportunity to make a plan of action to get fully prepared, whether that means getting started on a paper, rehearsing for a play or practicing a speech.
If you’re afraid of water, think about the possibilities that will be open to you once you overcome the fear. Let the thought of swimming and boating with your friends keep you motivated to take this opportunity to enrich your life.