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Don’t Live a Life of Fear

By keeping fear in it's place, we can reconnect and love our lives.

Have you ever made a mistake because you focused on the possible negative outcome? Have you ever left your home and forgotten something important? Simply because you focused more about not being late than having everything? Everyone has fears of some sort. Fear can be useful because it can help you prevent the repetition of negative experiences. If thoughts create reality, then emotions are the fuel. In order to attract anything into your life you need to think it. Fear is a powerful emotion that can lead to a negative and self-destructive lifestyle. Let’s look into how this is so.

When you fear something happening, you give it a greater chance of becoming real. Relationships have ended before they’ve started because one partner was fearful. When one person has negative flow while the other positive flow, friction is created. Harmony cannot exist in a space where energy flows in opposite ways. Often one partner may not feel confident, worthy or deserving of their partner. Their fear of “rejection” is stronger than their happiness. This can lead the partner to doing everything to meet the “approval” of another. It won’t be long before that partner’s fear turns into hatred or resentment towards the other.

Within yourself can exist the same lack of harmony. Often, we have a fear of doing an action while doing it. Instead of using fear as a warning, it “distracts” us from doing something safely and properly. A fear of rejection can cause a person to never try as hard as they could. A fear of unacceptance can cause a person to never “open up” emotionally to others. This can lead to a person who’s never able to establish a positive relationship with anyone or themselves.

We are fortunate that fear is only one emotion. We can simply focus on other emotions more. Let’s say you’re doing something that could harm you physically or emotionally. Instead of fear, be “joyful” to have the experience of doing it. “Trust” yourself and submit to the flow of your energy. “Anticipate” the happiness you will feel when it’s over. Emotions like joy, trust and anticipation will also guarantee success. You will develop a stronger feeling about yourself while attracting others who feel the same. Your life will improve thru a selection of emotions.

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