7 Keys To LIBERATING Yourself From Fear

Fear.  It’s everywhere.  And there’s a lot of suffering happening right now in the world because of it…

We’ve come to an incredibly critical time in our evolution as a species… where we’re being called to wake up, see the truth, and liberate ourselves from the grip of fear once and for all.

Fear is the ONE thing that holds you back in life.  It’s the source of your worries, insecurities, burdens, guilt, resentments, stresses, and any feelings of lack that you may experience… lack of love, lack of joy, lack of success, or lack of inspiration.  Fear is THE barrier to the ultimate realization of your true potential and power.

When we experience fear, our entire being literally closes itself off from the world.  We limit and restrict the flow of life and our bodies enter into “survival mode” as we gear up the fight or flight hormones to protect ourselves from danger.  This is in response to a “perceived” threat… which, of course, is completely imaginary 99% of the time.  Because unless we’re being physically threatened in that moment, the fear is only in our heads.

So if fear is a frequent companion of yours, in any of it’s various forms, you’re keeping yourself stagnated in a state of “fighting for survival”, whether you realize it or not.  When you’re in fear, you can’t grow, you can’t expand, you can’t relax, you can’t create… It’s quite paralyzing.  Living in fear is essentially toxic to our mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being and growth.

freedom 150x150 7 Keys To LIBERATING Yourself From FearAs an entrepreneur, not only do you have the opportunity to liberate yourself from your conditioned fears to create the success you want in your business… but you also have the opportunity to lead by example… to show the rest of the world what’s possible when fear is no longer in control.  When we, individually and as a collective, wake up from our fears, we create the space to truly evolve, grow, and experience ever-expanding joy, love, and peace.  In fact, I believe that it’s our calling.

Waking up from fear is not something you only do once.  Fear is deeply engrained into our reality.  It’s something we need to commit to bringing awareness to again and again and again.  Once you start awakening from your fear, this power in you gets strengthened just like a muscle.

So I wanted to share with you “7 keys to liberating yourself from fear”.  Feel into each one, and please don’t just read about them, practice them anytime you need a reminder!

(*And please note… these keys are in reference to mind-created fears that you want to wake up from.  They are not for situations in which you are in real danger.)

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Key #1:  Get present.

Again, over 99% of the fear you will experience in this lifetime is not from any real imminent danger… it literally exists only in your head.  The mind loves to think about the past, your stories, what happened to you, what happened to so and so… and then project that into the future by either fantasizing about something or worrying about it.

An “untrained” mind has an extremely hard time staying present.  Most often… there’s no real drama in the present moment.  There’s nothing to fear and nothing to worry about.  Your fear only exists in your thoughts about the future.  Life in your head is not real… it’s a conceptualized, analyzed, thought-created reality that leaves you susceptible to all sorts of imagined future fears.

The present moment is all that exists and will ever exist.  So in living life in the now, not in the future, you are free.  Next time you feel fear about something, come back to the present.  Focus on what’s here in front of you right now… focus on your breath… and relax.  And just notice that when you’re present, there’s no such thing as fear.


Key #2:  Inquire into your fear.

What is it that you’re really afraid of?  Inquiring into your fear requires radical honesty.  Most often, our fears are accumulated response patterns from the past that operate almost completely on autopilot.  Fear is just a story.  So unless you question the fear and bring awareness to it, it’ll have unconscious control over you.

Let’s say for example you have a fear of public speaking.  Ask yourself what you’re really afraid of…  Maybe you’re afraid you’ll mess up your words?  Maybe you’re afraid of judgment or criticism?  Then inquire into the meaning you assign to that possible outcome… What would it mean if you messed up your words?  Maybe you think it would mean you’re not a good speaker or you’re not good enough?  Is that true?

No. Most often, your fear of a projected outcome is not based in reality at all.  Messing up your words on stage means nothing about who you are and your worthiness.  Your mind is the only one that thinks this could even be true.  In inquiring into the root of your fear, you’ll discover that it’s quite insubstantial.  It’s all based around possible outcomes, interpretations, and projections.  You always have a choice… to believe the “story of fear” or not.  And through inquiry, it’s easier to let go of the belief in what you fear when you see how “untrue” it really is at the core.

 

Key #3:  Flow with the fear.

When you’re experiencing fear in your body, you can either resist it or you can flow with it.  Resisting fear only strengthens its power.  So when you’re trying to suppress it, ignore it, or hide it to avoid feeling bad or looking bad… you’re just perpetuating the fear. The key is to flow with the feeling until it’s gone.  It’s still important to choose not to give fear any reality… but if there are residual feelings from the effects of your thought patterns, don’t fight it.

If you inquire into your fear of public speaking and you see how untrue it is, your body will probably still feel fear when you get up in front of a room.  That’s ok… if you let yourself fully feel your emotions, they’ll flow through you like water and will be gone before you know it.  Resisting keeps them trapped in your body where they’ll escalate and get stronger.  So put down your sword… fighting fear is not a battle you can win.  Fear will pass when you allow it to flow.


Key #4:  Choose trust.

Some people say fear is the opposite of love.  I believe fear is the opposite of trust.  Love is always present, it’s just a matter of how much we are able to open to it.  When we fear, we close down, we tighten, we can’t see love.  When you trust, you open yourself to life and it becomes a gateway into love.

So trust, is the antidote to fear.  And this trust that I’m speaking about specifically is not trust for a particular person or company or government… it’s simply a trust in life.  Trust that life is supporting you, taking care of you, and giving you exactly what you need for your highest growth and evolution.  Everything has a reason, a divine plan that we may not see right away, or ever…  But it’s there.  We just need to show up with openness and trust, and we’ll flow into harmony with the current of life.

This is definitely something you’ll need to consciously invoke within your body.  If you’re feeling fear, you can’t just tell yourself to trust… you have to really feel it.  So take some deep breaths, and create the intention to completely surrender in trust.  Affirming it out loud is also very helpful.  You can say something like:

“Even though I feel fear, I am choosing to let it go and completely surrender to trust.  Peace and harmony flow through my being easily and effortlessly”.

Then FEEL it… feel the peace that is present within you when you open, trust, and relax.  So trust through the fear.  And what you’ll experience on the other side is nothing short of pure magic.

 

Key #5:  Do the thing you fear.

Most often, the fear you feel is a fear of the “unknown”.  With our public speaking example, if you’ve rarely spoken in front of a group of people, your mind can create all sorts of fearful fantasies about what might happen, what it would be like, etc.  But really… it’s just because it’s an unknown experience.  You’ve never really faced it.

Another example is if you fear leaving a relationship for one reason or another, even though it’s what you know is best.  That’s also a fear of the unknown… you’re unsure of what will really happen, it’s unknown to you, so your mind automatically fears it.

When you do the thing you’re afraid of doing, it’ll be scary at first, but then once you face it, you’ll see that it was never as “bad” as you thought.  In fact, you’ll feel much more empowered because the fear lost some of it’s power over you.  The more you do the thing you fear, the easier it gets… and you can even learn to enjoy what you used to fear.  When you have the courage to step into the unknown and face your fear, you become liberated, inside and out.

 

Key #6:  Shift your focus from fear to gratitude.

When you’re experiencing fear because of a thought or projection about the future, simply choose to shift your focus.  Again, because most of your fear is completely imaginary, don’t give it reality.  Don’t let it monopolize your thoughts.  Notice when you are focusing on a fearful outcome, and consciously choose to shift your focus to gratitude instead.

Fear can’t survive in the high vibration of gratitude.  When you focus on what you’re grateful for, you’re putting yourself into a state of giving… of giving thanks and appreciation for what’s in your life here and now.  Fear, on the other hand, is a state of depletion… it robs you of your energy, your connection to yourself, and it throws you off track.  It sucks the life out of you, whereas gratitude gives you energy.

So if you’re in fear over what might happen with your finances, or the economy… choose to focus on how grateful you are for the roof over your head, the food and water in your kitchen, the opportunity you have to create a business that you love, etc.  You will immediately shift your vibration… and you’ll also start attracting more of what you’re looking to bring into your life.  Focusing on what you fear will give you more of the very thing you fear.  Choosing an attitude of gratitude will give you the energy, the strength, and the resolve to move through anything… and life will give you more of what you’re grateful for!

One of my favorite quotes is by Lynne Twist, author of “The Soul of Money” and founder of the non-profit organization, The Pachamama Alliance:  “What you appreciate, appreciates”.  Appreciate life, even the fear… And your gratitude will bring abundance.

 

Key #7:  Re-connect to yourself.

When you feel fear, you are disconnected from the truth of who you really are.  Fear perpetuates the illusion of separation… the illusion that you are separate from the life force that is organizing and guiding all of existence.  When you feel fear, you feel alone, afraid, and small.  The truth is… that you can never be separated from the infinite intelligence that is living through you in every moment.  You are made up of pure potential and you are always infinitely supported and connected.  Fear itself is what puts up “walls” of separation and limitation that keep you feeling disconnected from your true self.

So really… the “game” of life is just to keep remembering who we really are in the face of fear. Fear limits, constricts, and creates pain.  Truth expands, opens, and allows love to shine through.  To reconnect with the truth, simply close your eyes, and focus on the stillness within you.  Just put your attention on the life force that is existing within you, and feel how expansive, alive, and nurturing it is.  Since fear is created in the mind, it’s important to experience who you are beyond the mind… so being quiet and still and allowing your mind to calm down is so important.

You can choose to sit in stillness for any amount of time that feels good to you… it really only takes a moment of remembering who you really are at your essence to wake up from fear.  Experiencing your true self will anchor you in love and trust… and in a world where everything is constantly changing, you’ll find a peace within you that stays constant and remains unshakable no matter what’s going on around you.

Re-connecting to yourself is something you’ll need to do again and again and again anytime you need a reminder in the face of fear.  It’s a practice… and really, it’s the only one that really matters!  When you’re truly connected and aligned with who you really are at your core, everything else seems to fall gracefully into place.

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earth 150x150 7 Keys To LIBERATING Yourself From FearYou are SO needed in our world right now.  We need your true power, gifts, strengths, awareness, and commitment to inner peace.  Your inner reality is contributing to the collective reality, so each one of us has the responsibility and the calling to choose love and trust when fear arises.  It will not only liberate you, it’ll help liberate the planet.  And when you’re free on the inside, nothing can stop you.  You will be able to effortlessly create the wealth, success, and impact that you truly want in your life.

So please… spread the word.  Practice peace.  It starts with you!

To Your True Liberation,

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mack March 24, 2011 at 10:23 pm

Great post thanks . A lot of us can agree that overcoming our fear is a key to success in life. The keys you just pointed out can really help us. I will totally implement some of these pointers. Thanks again

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Anthony March 25, 2011 at 4:39 am

Hi Katie……fear is something that affects us all……overcoming it is essential……great info…..spot on……..thanks, anthony

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Jack Foley March 25, 2011 at 4:42 am

LOve the fifth Key..

Do the thing you fear…

Action always defeats Fear..

Great Timely post Katie, alot of people need to tahe this in..
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Baz Smith March 25, 2011 at 5:02 am

Great post Katie

As always. What a shame it is that there are loads of people out there that can be placed in these 7 points!

Too many fear change in their life even if it could prove to improve their lives !!!

Baz Smith

P.S. Take a day off once in while and go to the seaside!!
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Lene Hansen March 25, 2011 at 5:02 am

Hi Katie!
I totally agree with you, that trust is the opposite of fear! And often you loose trust in yourself, because you failed to ….. whatever it’s called.
I experience fear, bacause my economic situation is almost unbareable. And even the things I’m really good at, I cannot pull myself together to do, and things gets even worse. I see your point. I’ve been cutting off my fear, and actually that requires a lot of energy to constantly keep it away, and it anyway sneeks into your mind, when you are not “on guard”, and I’m completely exhausted.
I really like your article!
Best wishes

Lene
Denmark

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Brian March 25, 2011 at 5:30 am

Thanks Katie. I’m a truther person and i have things to fear when i speak the truth in so much that i wish i’d lie more often. I never lie and that is my greatest defect.

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Elaine Morales March 25, 2011 at 5:32 am

Katie, this is a great article! I passed it on to my friends. I believe fear is what holds us back from reaching our true potential, from going out and grabbing what we want from life, and from giving freely and fully of ourselves.

I am going to put these tips into practice today!
Elaine
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Susanna Hess March 25, 2011 at 5:45 am

Hi Katie,

Fear is such an interesting topic to me. You’re right, it’s all mental. Although all your points are powerful and helpful, the first one stands out to me the most.

I have found that as I stay active, doing what I know I need to do, I don’t have time to be fearful, doubtful, or negative. It’s in those quiet moments that thoughts need to be controlled, because if they are not, we actually make room for fear to take root and grow.

The other that I have experienced many times over, is doing what I’m afraid to do. There is that feeling, when you know you should be doing xyz, and fear sweeps over you. That’s when it’s time to grab that fear and use the energy, that would normally paralyze. Use that energy to rise above and do the very thing we’re afraid of, to launch us forward.

Wonderful post Katie! Thank you

Susanna

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Darrell March 25, 2011 at 5:53 am

Katie,

Great advice on how to handle fear and I love the last paragraph, very encouraging and empowering.

Keep shining your light, it is definitely helping others shine theirs.

Darrell
http://www.iaccessmarketing.com

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Angela March 25, 2011 at 6:13 am

Hey Katie! What a great post. I love key #6, shift from fear to gratitude. I have seen life completely change when I decided to really work on showing gratitude and being grateful for everything I have. Thanks for sharing!
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Timothy Norton March 25, 2011 at 6:16 am

The part about “Do The Thing You Fear” resonates with me the most. Most fear is linked to the fear of the unknown. Once you do the thing you fear, your mind becomes open to the possibility of conquering whatever that thing is. I’ve heard it called vision stretching. Anyway, great post Katie!
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Autismpreneur March 25, 2011 at 6:17 am

Katie,

What a coincidence (or perhaps not) that I happened to be listening to T. Harv Eker talk about this very subject when your email about this post came in this morning! He talks about fear in relation to feeling obligated to do things for fear of what will happen if you don’t do them. I think it is the other side to the coin, don’t you? If we are just conscious of what we are doing in our lives out of fear, then we can at least be present enough to know why we are choosing to do them. Then later, we can choose not to do them if we want.

The alternative, of course, it to base our decisions in love–in other words, purpose and joy. This takes practice to recognize. Coming from a place of purpose means doing things that serve others. Coming from a place of joy simply means doing things you love to do.

The sooner that we can be conscious of how we base our choices, the sooner we will break free of the prison that we have created with our own fears.

Anyway, thank you for your remarkable post. You always have good stuff to share.

Rana Burr
Autismpreneur.com
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Forrest Hollaway March 25, 2011 at 6:29 am

Great post Katie. The reference to public speaking really resonates with my situation. I continually found myself fearfull of speaking publicly in certain situations. I joined a ToastMasters Club about two months ago and it has really been an eye opener for me. One thing I discovered I was not the worst speaker in the world. I am really enjoying myself ever though I am still nervous when it is my turn to speak. But I find myself volunteering when they ask for someone to speak. I can’t for the next weeks meeting.

This is very COOL… I gave my first speech on over coming fear. It related to my son who was 18 years old just out of high school. He joined the United States Marine Corp. after
9-11. We went to his graduation in San Diego and on the flight home he informed me he discovered during training he was afraid of height. Well this was a very big problem since he was leaving for Irag in two months. I layed awake all night trying to come up with a solution. That morning I woke my son up and said lets go. He replied where are we going, I said we are going to cure your fear of heights, we are going Sky Diving. Keep in mind I had no thoughts of Sky Diving before this situation either. So off we went together both not knowing what we where about to get into. The entire event was fantastic as my son challenged his fear and jumped out of a perfectly good plane at 14,000 ft. strapped to someone he had just met an hour before. They made videos and dubbed it to Creed so we can enjoy the experience for years to come.

My son is my True Hero for the bravery he showed that day and for over coming the fear he obviously felt being sent to War.

You are so right about challenging your fears, you do find out afterwards that “There Was Really Nothing To Fear At All”.

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David March 25, 2011 at 6:54 am

Thanks, Katie! Yes, i agree the topic is crucial. Often facing fear is the most powerful … and most difficult method.

How ’bout a 2000 year old perspective as an addition?

“Humble yourselves … under God’s mighty hand, that He may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on Him, for He cares for you.” New Testament, 1 Peter 5:6-7

Can pride and anger mask anxiety? Is humility under God also an antidote to fear?

Maybe humility is a twin to gratitude.
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Elaine Twiss March 25, 2011 at 7:09 am

Excellent post Katie, and much needed right now. Just this morning I spent some time focusing on what I am grateful for in my life and giving thanks for being alive and focusing on how I can be of service to others today.

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James March 25, 2011 at 7:14 am

I just finished Seth Godin’s “Poke the Box” and not long ago his “Linchpin.” In my understanding of his points, he seems to think that fear is really holding us back. It would seem serendipity that your post involves the same subject matter. Anyway, I am grateful to both you and him for broaching this subject. Sometimes I don’t think we see (or are aware of) our own fears. He made the point that if the life you want is not manifesting itself then it is most probable that it is fear that is holding you back. Your ideas on how to identify and combat it are profound. Thank you.

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John Robberson March 25, 2011 at 7:52 am

Hi Katie,

Thanks for the great info. It’s amazing that one of the major things that holds us back from success is our own fear.

Your blog gives excellent advice and techniques for addressing our own issues, because merely understanding these concepts is not enough. This holds true, especially with # 5. We must face our own fears, break through our own barriers and “allow ourselves to be successful.

Thanks for your insight and carrying.

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Lew Hopson March 25, 2011 at 7:58 am

Dear K,

I did 20 winters on the west side of Chicago. I was so afraid that it never crossed my mind that I would live to be 20 or 30, much less the 66 that I am now.
Your message today reminds me how UNafraid I am. I live in the moment ON PURPOSE. I am afraid of doing a standup comedy routine and of jumping out of a perfectly good airplane- both activities I am “saving” to confront just so that I will have something to do.
I am not a completely powerful person. If I was, I would probably be rich.
I am, though, a BAAD___ (“Watch yo Mouth, Shaft!”) and my whole aim in life is to get so much better that I bring quality benefit to every being I encounter.
I live to help people. The best way I can think of to do that is to become an even better me.That’s why I am in the Unified Tribe- to learn from great leaders like you how to be a better leader.

Love to you ALL,

Lew

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Brian March 25, 2011 at 8:03 am

All I can really say is wow and of course thank you for sending me this. Although I do know all of this, I seem to have forgotten most of it. It was with great timing that I received it today. Thank you so much for the reminder. Cheers!
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Jim Spelman March 25, 2011 at 8:05 am

Katie…Thank you so much for this…as always…perfect timing! Your reminders are SUPERB…

This has been my life as of late…growing it HUGE and being unstoppable and I am totally with you on this! You put words to what I have been really working on this week.

The cool thing I find is that in one moment I can be in fear…then let it flow…and boom! I can be in action the next…almost without realizing it.

My biggest is #4…choose trust…today I will choose trust.

Thanks and probably see you in May at the Unstoppable conference…in gratitude…Ji

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Alyssa March 25, 2011 at 8:14 am

Just wanted to say thank you for this article. I’m going through a lot of change in my life and I really needed to read this!!! Thanks so much. -A.

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Matthew March 25, 2011 at 8:15 am

Hey Katie. I usually don’t post comments on blogs however I felt that I should for this one. I just wanted you to know that I appreciate your words of wisdom, and the time and care you put into writing this blog. You are a wise human being and an inspiration to us all. Thanks heaps. Matthew.

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Hameed Hemmat March 25, 2011 at 8:24 am

Wow Katie. What an awesome post. Fear is just an illusion and you just gave a great blueprint on how to conquer it. Thanks for this awesome post Katie.

Hameed
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Val Wilcox March 25, 2011 at 8:27 am

Great tips Katie,
Understanding that F.E.A.R. is really only False Evidence Appearing Real is huge. Stepping into it shows that fear is really only tissue paper thin. It’s something we can conquer and overcome by trusting our inner self.

Great topic!
Val :)
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Pamela March 25, 2011 at 8:28 am

Hi Katie, great post and some good tips on fear. Yes, we rarely have anything to fear in the present. Gratitude is a great vibration raiser. That’s why I do a gratitude journal daily. So true that when we are connected to our essence there really is nothing to fear.

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Conrad Deas March 25, 2011 at 8:46 am

Katie, this is an amazing post. Thank you for bashing fear so that others can truly live. I love what you said about Trust. I will definitely spread this message.
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James March 25, 2011 at 9:09 am

LOVE THIS!
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Dave Gardner March 25, 2011 at 10:07 am

Fail Forward Fast! The only way to overcome fear of failure is to fail and get it over with. Your ability to deal with failure in a composed manner will determine whether some people might work with you or not!

Learn from your mistakes and lose the fear. People fail! People rise as well!
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Jane March 25, 2011 at 11:13 am

Katie “Conversations with God” by Donald Neal Walsh is my nightly read lately. Your reflection resonates what he has has channeled from the Infinite. When I really Remember who I am, I am so filled with gratitude. Just to have the gift of Life is such a true blessing..but to remember to experience it with trust, love and light that is a daily challenge, a humbling of the highest order and a victory when one wins and Fear’s grip slips away leaving me so very happy! Thank you for reminding me today of who I really am!

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Phill March 25, 2011 at 11:22 am

You don’t just say it – you feel it
It’s not something you should do – it’s something you do
Great to have such a person in my life <3
Agreeing with all of the above – focus on the aliveness within where everything else comes from
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Ryan Biddulph March 25, 2011 at 11:43 am

Hi Katie,

Excellent insight as always.

Being present is the starting point. Many run from ghosts, not fully present so they aren’t aware of what they fear. Be here Now.

Thanks for sharing!

RB
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esteemedgirls.com March 25, 2011 at 12:36 pm

I totally agree. I have written a novel and wow once I have done the big work of fleshing it out and revising, fear is now all over me in the name of never being published. Everywhere I go there are signs to tell me that I can self-publish and market it through social media but I so afraid. I now want to be in the present face it then go ahead and publish the book and move on to write another.
Thank you,
Grace
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Logan Parker March 25, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Cool post.

I’ve been having an eckhart tolle intensive lately, so I’m totally with you on the stay present part!!
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loddy March 25, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Thank you Kate, this is powerful information. We can achieve living in the now by programming positive thoughts into our minds. I am currently saying my positive self talk over one hundred times a day. This has helped to move away from allowing fear to rent space in my head.
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Nancy Shields March 25, 2011 at 1:49 pm

Great job Katie – this is one of my favorite articles by you and I’ve been following you for over a year now!!!! I love the way you state that the opposite of FEAR is TRUST – you know I never thought of it that way – I was one that always stated the opposite of FEAR is LOVE but now I have something to think about.

I know for myself – I do my very best to live far from FEAR for I practice many of the things you mention – it’s a very freeing thing to live away from FEAR and all it’s chains and shakles….KUDOS and BRAVO to you on this one!

In love and light to you my friend,
Nancy
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Sharon Minor March 25, 2011 at 3:06 pm

Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts about the power of trust in the universal good. And how expressing gratitude helps us tune in to this truth. This liberating awareness is so needed in our world today.

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Jared Knowlton March 25, 2011 at 3:08 pm

Katie,

Thank you. This is by far the most insightful blog I have seen not only from you but from anyone in the past year. This concept is the single most misunderstood concept out there. Thanks for pouring your soul into this. Keep it up!

-Jared Knowlton
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Michael in the UK March 25, 2011 at 5:13 pm

Oh yeah baby!!!
I am starting to believe that the biggest thing that is holding me back from going after what I really want in life, have always wanted is…myself!
The way I’ve haphazzardly set-up my thinking and the false beliefs that I am now only just beginning to reveal and discover. (People like you Katie have really helped in this area). Kid other people if that serves one’s purpose but don’t kid yourself. FEAR…THE PAPER TIGER!

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Susan Kate March 25, 2011 at 5:26 pm

Been fighting fear all day long as my ex husband continually brings threatening situations to my daughters.

This post really helped me get present and concentrate on whats going on right now, not what will happen !

Thanks!
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Denys March 25, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Hi Katie,

It’s amazing how powerfully debilitating fear can be. But how liberating when you choose not to fear.

Whatever we feel and think about, we become. That’s the Law of Attraction, and that’s why I choose to imagine and feel the fulfillment of my hopes and dreams, rather than focus on doom and gloom worst case scenarios.

If I listened to people who said that I was wasting my time fulfilling my dreams, then I would be allowing myself to be trapped by other people’s fears. Those who say our dreams are impossible should leave those who are fulfilling them to get on with it!

Ever since I have chosen not to listen to other peoples fears, I have found success and peace have followed my heart, and my actions.

It’s interesting that the most common phrases in the Bible are, ‘fear not’, ‘do not be afraid’,…because when we are in a right relationship with God and ‘Man’, then we have nothing to fear. In fact, instead of ‘fear’ there is ‘favour’.

Earl Nightngale gave this inspirational quote: “what the mind of Man can conceive and believe, he can achieve”. What then have we to fear?

We all experience fear, but be don’t have to be controlled by our fears. We can use our fears constructively to make adjustments in our lives that will enable us to re-position ourselves to be more effective in everything we do.

Instead of imagining ‘the worst’, we can choose to imagine ‘the best’. All that it requires is courage and commitment.

It’s good to be reminded of the cause and effects of fear, and the alternative.

Thanks Katie,

Denys

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Michael Ferracho March 25, 2011 at 6:32 pm

Splendid work Katie,I do like the way in which you broke down the laws of attraction, GREAT WORK!

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Ryan Yokome March 25, 2011 at 7:27 pm

Awesome Post as always Katie! I love it. Fear is not something that we can just pass off. You’ve got a great understanding my dear!
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Fathi Ridwan Basalamah March 25, 2011 at 7:59 pm

Yup…awesome !….And be Aware of our PERCEPTION for our Mind always Generalize, Distort and Delete All of The Information We Got since The Early Childhood Up to Date…we have to Face Fear as A Normal Response and How Understand It ? Just read again Katie’s Freiling : 7 Keys To LIBERATING Yourself From Fear !…..:-)

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Fred March 25, 2011 at 9:33 pm

Reflect on the past and learn from it.
Visualize a plan for the future.
Work the plan in the present.

Can do the present but without without the first two you’ll probably repeat all the mistakes of the past.

Life is full of paradoxs.

A person without a vision is lost.
It takes strength,integrity,and humility to overcome fear.

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Tanisha March 25, 2011 at 9:44 pm

Thinking in the present and not in the pass will allow you to get over you fear. That’s means no turning back from moving forward…. I’m looking to get over my fear so I can help the world become a better place. I printed this out and read it. This was wrote for me Katie thx for thinking to write this. You rock girl
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Dave March 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm

Great post.

I always found that in addition to what you said is to give your conscious mind something to do …like chant or do an affirmation to help keep you present.

You have to get yourself out of the way

What you really want is to go to and draw from your sub-conscious mind when you are trying to do something well.

All the Best,

Dave W.

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Bill Frase March 26, 2011 at 5:05 am

Katie, I agree with you, and I would like to add that fear plays a huge part in why people get sick and die before the age of 500. It is the root of all pride and greed and lust. It is the cause of all suffering. While it happens in the brain, it is also a neurochemical cellular addiction cycle fed by homeostatic mechanisms within the brain and body. Fear does have it’s roots in false interpretations of separation as you say, and as we release them, we become more and more open to perceiving the realities of infinite potentialities instead of the lies of our programming. We are being called to release our addictions to fear so that we might expand beyond our current limitations. Well done! Thanks!
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gerry March 26, 2011 at 5:30 am

Excellent post. Fear is an extremely powerful emotion that consumes us all. An additional thought that I use is that you cannot have courage without fear, basically yin-yang.

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Robert Bartlett March 26, 2011 at 5:33 am

Thank you Katie,
This is the absolute Best! Everyone should read it. I learned a lot from you here. You reminded me of things I had known and forgotten. FEAR… False Evidence Appearing Real. How very true that is!… We make it all up in our head’s anyway, so why not make up good stuff and put that in there. I used to be a platform speaker for a great company and then let it go. I’m back now with a different company and thanks to this wake up call … I will get back what I’d lost and teach others to be free too. I appreciate you very much.
Robert

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murigi March 26, 2011 at 5:50 am

Thanks Katie. Some posts seem to come just at the right time. I do appreciate all the points you mention. Every now and then I find myself in that state of ‘what if’. My determination to move on despite the recurrent fear has been empowered by your article. Thank you.

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