Feel the Fear… and Do It Anywhere, is a book which empowered people with low morale. It also a book that help people to conquer their fear. Fear can be defined as the act of being afraid of something that is either painful or dangerous. Sometimes it is an emotional feeling which is caused by believing that something is dangerous, difficult, or painful. Practically everybody is experiencing in his/her life. We experience fear daily in our life. It might be in our personal life, school, work, or in our business.
Fear can sometimes be scary or difficult to hold, but it is also a good thing because it helps us to grow in maturity. “The common denominator is the fact that fear is keeping all of them from experiencing life the way they want to experience it” (Jeffers 5). Many people on earth are blocked to progress in their life because of the fear they experience. To take charge of his/her own fear is often difficult.
In this case, it is good for you to find somebody to give you advice or a book with tips on how to overcome your fear. The reason why books, like Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway, is very important to people who can’t face their fear. They are several ways to overcome fear in our life.
Firstly, you should have the courage to face your fear. This is one of the most important points in treating fear. It is difficult for people to give up when they have courage.
An example in the book is Janice, “She married a successful businessman who handled both lives…But, as the saying goes, “Life is what happens when we’ve made other plans!” At the age of fifty – three her husband had a stroke which left him partially disabled. One day she was totally taken care of and the next day she was taking care of ” (Jeffers 20). She preferred to marry a rich man who will take care of her and did not bother to find work, because she didn’t want to take risks in her life. But, her status change from housewife to the person who will work for the survival of herself and her husband. This was a drastic change in her life, but she didn’t have a choice it was the most. This situation happens to many people in our society either in their personal life or business where they don’t want to take risks. “What if? The answer is I’ll handle it!” (Jeffers 21). This should be the answer to everyone who doesn’t have the courage to face their fear.
Secondly, it is important for people to move towards their fears. Facing your own fear may be difficult, but from experience, it has been proven that most of our fears are from those things that we have great potential. So, it is important for people to face their fears because it helped them to improve. A friend of mine was being afraid to do Physics because of what he heard about Physics from people and he was not good in Math. But the day he decided to do Physics he never imagined that he could succeed like that in Physics.