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How To Sufficiently Overcome Fear

How To Sufficiently Overcome Fear
Written by Christina Moore

Some fears are justified…

There are many reasons why people fear. They suffer from different kinds of phobias. For example, there is a fear of flying, spiders, or driving on the highway to name a few.

They may or may not have a reason to suffer from their phobia. A person that has been in an accident may have a valid reason for being scared to drive on the highway.

However, you can overcome fear with or without the help of a doctor. You should never let fear control every aspect of your life because you will miss out on the joy of living. The following guide will help you get through your phobias.

Different Types Of Fears

Having a baby can be very scary. A woman can have a fear of seeing surgical tools among the surgical supplies in the delivery room.

If you find yourself scared of medical equipment, you can familiarize yourself with the equipment before your operation or your surgery.

Ask the doctor to go over the tools with you beforehand.

Getting to know the medical equipment that will be used on you at the doctor’s office, dentist, or gynecologist, can help you overcome your fear of surgical equipment. In fact, be open with your doctor about your medical equipment fears.

Fear can also be very stressful to the one suffering from the phobia. A student may be fearful of an upcoming exam and it can cause them to feel stressed out. Don’t wait until the last minute to study, eat a good breakfast, and refresh your mind the day before the exam to ease your fears.

You can also ask other people how they get over their fears of an exam. Remember, there are many people that share your fears and will be willing to help you with advice or give tips to get over test anxiety.

How Can A Doctor Help You Get Over Your Fears

People that have phobias feel like their fears are real. The danger feels real and they may need someone to help them with the fear. A doctor can help you with your fear issues with treatment or therapy options.

In fact, some people may see a psychiatrist for their fears. A physician may or may not prescribe medication. A doctor will help you find ways to help you face your fears. They may suggest treatment options like hypnosis or long-term therapy as a solution.

Fear Can Include The Feelings Of:
– dread
– intense sensation
– worry
– hopelessness
– unexplained sensation
– anxiety

The reason many people continue to fear is that they’re rarely willing to face their fears. The anxiety of what they are fearful of can be very overwhelming. Fear can be caused by perceived danger.

Fear can cause changes in your metabolic system and organs. A phobia can also cause a change in behavior. However, there is a difference between fears and phobia, but they are very similar. An individual with a phobia will try to avoid certain situations.

Top 5 Common Types Of Fears
– fear of spiders
– fear of enclosed places
– fear of heights
– fear of needles
– fear of dogs

Also, some fears are justified. You may have a reason to be scared of a vicious dog. There is such a thing as healthy fears. A dog bite isn’t a good feeling and it’s normal to steer clear from dogs that you don’t know.

A fear of dogs is among the top 10 most common fears. You should know the difference between healthy fear and unhealthy fear by seeking advice from a physician.

Don’t be afraid to admit you have a fear. Admitting your fears is the quickest or easiest way to get over your fears. You can also get help with your fears by doing research online. There are many websites that will coach you through the fear of whatever you are suffering from.

You can get real techniques that have worked with other people. Many older people suffer from a fear of dying and show signs of their fear. Managing your fear can be a challenge and also cause you to face your fears in a brave way.

Identity Magazine is all about empowering women to get all A’s in the game of life – Accept. Appreciate. Achieve.™ Every contributor and expert answer the Identity 5 questions in keeping with our theme. Their answers can be random and in the moment or they can be aligned with the above article. As a team, we hope to inspire and motivate ourselves and inspire you to get all A’s.

1. What have you accepted within your life, physically and/or mentally? What are you still working on accepting?

That we have to all appreciate the little things and to not take anything for granted.

2. What have you learn to appreciate about yourself and/or within your life, physically and mentally? What are you still working on to appreciate within yourself and/or life?

I’m blessed to have loving family and friends in my life.

3. What is one of your most rewarding achievements in life? And what makes YOU most proud? Any goals and dreams that you still have?

Graduating from Arizona State University in 2013

4. We all have imperfections, so we think. The truth—we are all perfectly imperfect. What imperfections and quirks create who you are—your Identity?

Nobody’s perfect and it’s been hard to accept it. I’ve learned to embrace my curly hair, my curves and my quirky personality.

5. “I Love My…” is an outlet for you to express and appreciate all the positive traits that make you…well… YOU! Sharing what you love about yourself will make you smile, feel empowered, and uplift your spirit and soul. (we assure you!) Identity challenges you to complete the phrase “I Love My…?”

I love my unwavering intensity. Everything I do is 100 percent.

 

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About the author

Christina Moore

Christina Moore is a part time blogger and full time adventurer! Originally from the east coast, she now resides in San Diego. If she's not writing you can find her on the beach soaking up the sun.

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