Confronting Your Fears

Before you even think about overcoming your fears, acknowledging and confronting them is a necessary first step. You start off by recognizing your fear. If you have several types of fears, then you can rank them according to intensity. That way, you will recognize which fear needs immediate attention. The best way to get yourself…

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Shelley Bridgman Blog | fear


I’ve been discussing fear, and am intrigued, if not dismayed, by how it’s currently playing out in society. We seem divided between those who are on board with adhering to rules and queuing up for vaccinations and those who are anti-vaccination, because they believe there are side-effects or they simply don’t trust what they’re being…

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Shelley Bridgman | Fear Q&A

Fear Q & A

FEAR Q & A In my last post, I discussed fear and suggested that fears broadly fall into two categories, the fear of rejection and the fear of failure. I received a lot of questions on rejection & failure and thought I’d answer two that came up several times.   JY asks: “Is everyone in either…

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Shelley Bridgman Blog How to stop fear ruling your life

How to stop fear ruling your life

If, like me, you’ve ever felt exasperated by experts telling you your fears aren’t real or if you feel frustrated because you should be capable of simply ignoring them, so they’ll disappear, this is for you. We all have them, but when you consider how you respond to your fears, you face a stark choice. Will…

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