LYL #072 – Fear is Irrational – How to Build Your Confidence to Overcome Your Fears
Fear can paralyze us. Fear can squelch our dreams. FEar can stop us from Living Our List. On this episode of The Live Your List Show your hosts Jerrod and Ryan talk to Ronei Harden and ask her which celebrity made her the most nervous, discuss the ultimate book you need to read to overcome your fears, and we talk about our own fears on Live Your List Fear Week.
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Six Confidence-Building Strategies
These steps are all from the Nick Collison Pick of the Day: The Success Principle by Jack Canfield
1. Every day remind yourself that you did some things well. Don’t just dwell on the things you did wrong. Spend some time every single day writing down every single thing you did well throughout the day. Grab a journal and write down your accomplishments and the goals you achieved.
2. Read inspiring biographies and autobiographies. Once you start to build confidence by what you read and input into your life, you will begin to change your mindset towards your own fears.
3. Be thankful. When you are intentional of your thoughts, your thoughts will become your words, your words will become your actions, your actions your habits, your habits your character. If we are intentional about being thankful, it will change how we view life. Once again, if needed, grab your journal and force yourself to be thankful by writing about the things you are thankful for in your life.
4. Build excellent support around you. You are the average of the five people you spend the most time around. simply put, if you want more confidence, surround yourself with someone who speaks confidence into your life.
5. Push yourself to accomplish short-term goals. Create very simple goals and ideas on how to accomplish those goals. It’s like the snowball effect. Once you accomplish your small goals, it starts to gain momentum so you can accomplish your large goals.
6. Do something for yourself every week. Treat yoself. Find ways to reward yourself for the great things you have done for yourself and others throughout the week.
Nick Collison Pick of the Day
1. The Power of Focus – What the World’s Greatest Achievers Know About the Secret to Financial Freedom – Jack Canfield – Whether they are corporate professionals, budding entrepreneurs, or they own a home business, most people are looking to achieve more in less time, while earning enough money to live comfortably. This book reveals the proven techniques thousands of people have used to attain all of the money they wanted while living healthy, happy and balanced lives. The Power of Focus, the new blockbuster from the coauthors of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul, is a practical no-nonsense guide that shows readers how to reach their business, personal and financial goals without getting burned out in the process.
Canfield, Hansen, and Hewitt have taken the best ideas from their own successful careers (seventy-nine years of combined business expertise), and distilled them into ten powerful focusing principles. The result is a treasury of insights that is enjoyable to read and easy to understand. At the outset, the book identifies the three most important fundamentals for consistent success: developing unusual clarity; understanding that habits determine your future; and using a “no exceptions policy” approach to focus on what you want. Numerous anecdotes and inspiring stories help to reinforce each principle.
This is a must-read for business people, sales managers, entrepreneurs, and anyone who is serious about improving their personal awareness.
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