My thought for this week - R.I.P. Fear
Like Lucas Jonkman said, fight your fears and you’ll be in battle forever but face your fears and you’ll be free forever. In other words, if you resist your fears, they will keep persisting, until the day you choose to face them and overcome them.
For instance, if you are aquaphobic, the only way to overcome that fear is by taking the step towards facing your tormentor i.e. water, especially big water bodies. You could start by swimming in a big swimming pool or in the ocean, or walking by the beach where the water from the ocean keeps lapping at your feet/legs, or by going sailing, etc. You do this often enough, that fear will slowly ebb.
Whether it is the fear of flying, or the fear of water, whatever fear it is you allow, you need to realize that in most cases, fear hampers success.
You want to succeed? Then take a step of faith and face your fears and chances are likely that you will realize that they were just a combination of False Evidence Appearing Real.
Remember, FEAR is a darkroom where NEGATIVES are developed. Like Ralph Waldo Emerson said, "do the thing you fear and the death of fear is certain.
In the meantime, here's an article I recently did on fear.