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Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway

"Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway" by Susan Jeffers contains lots of good practical advice, such as the power of eliminating negativity and pessimism from your vocabulary, taking responsibility for your reactions, how to have a balanced life, and many other great pearls of wisdom. Here are some of my key take aways: All you have to do to diminish your fear is to develop more trust in your ability to handle whatever comes your way The only way to get rid of the fear of doing something is to go out and do it Not only am I going to experience fear whenever I'm on unfamiliar territory, but so is everyone else Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes with a feeling of helplessness.  Before you take any action in life, ask yourself: "Is this action moving me to a more powerful place?" If it isn't you will think twice about doing it. Begin eliminating the terribles, can'ts, problems, struggles and so o