This week's question from my portal “The Neagle Code: Directions for Life” comes from an individual who wishes to remain anonymous.
Hi David! Thanks so much for this Saturday morning kick in the pants…
Here’s my question. Over the last year I have set goals, and for the most part, hit them. However, each time I reach a goal, I feel a new set of fears bearing down on me. I keep thinking that if I could just be successful enough or make enough money, the fears will go away and my life will be easy. Is this accurate thinking or am I a fear addict?
Great question and congratulations on your growth and success!
What you’re experiencing is what I like to call “New level, new devil”.
Many people have a common misunderstanding that once they hit a certain point in their business; everything suddenly becomes a bed of roses.
The truth is that every time you change, adapt and grow, you experience fear. It’s a natural part of the process. Remember, your ego sees growth and change as a threat, and therefore creates the illusion of fear to keep you exactly where you are.
As an entrepreneur, you MUST get comfortable being uncomfortable.
So the MOST important thing to remember as you’re going through the terror barrier each time, is that whatever you focus on will grow.
If you give energy to the fear by trying to fight it or figure it out, you will manifest reasons to feel fearful. If you focus on the success, you will manifest opportunities to be successful.
Here’s your cheat sheet on coping with the fear.
When you feel yourself going to that dark place, instead of fighting it, which only gives energy to it, greet it like an old friend, and say, “Thanks fear, it’s nice to know you’ll always be there for me, but today I’m going to focus on something else (love, my successes, what I’m grateful for, etc).”
Pretty soon, the fear will take a back seat, and you’ll get so good at redirecting your thoughts, that the next time you feel the fear bubbling, all you have to do is think, “NEXT!”, and quickly move to a thought steeped in love or gratitude.
1)Fear is a lie.
2) Spirit NEVER speaks to you through fear.
When you begin to experience fear, become aware of what it really is.
A lie cannot hold up in the light of the truth.
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