We all share one common hobby and that’s daydreaming. Yes, for sure, entanglement in the labyrinth thought process without having any fruitful results at end is enjoyable to all of us. Sometimes such a maze-like structured thought process becomes an intricate puzzle for daydreamers, sometimes it is not. The only thing that can make the difference is how you implement your idea into reality to enjoy the fruits of your efforts and dedicated hard work that you courageously putting to have the fruits at the end of the day.
One possible hurdle that comes to our way while transforming ideas into reality is “FEAR”. If you are afraid of failures, if the losing scares you then congratulations you are a qualified human being. Fear is pretty common and being fearful is normal. It is one of our most primitive and deeply ingrained emotions. It is a powerful state of mind that easily takes control or prevents a person from achieving the highest potential. As the worlds’ every opportunity lies in every adversity, fear is the only thing that can help you in realizing key strength to reach the highest position.
We all encounter fear in our everyday life and it is good as long as its purpose is survival. If you are one of those on your way transforming an idea into reality, afraid of dreadful implications and your only purpose is survival then, read on the full story. Here I am sharing the sneak peek of some really good books that can help you to get started
1.Fearless Passion by Yong Kang Chan
Deep down inside, you must be aware of the fact that your job doesn’t fit you. Every morning feeling drained and unmotivated to go to work and keep on thinking about the problem you are going through is fear. You want to quit the job but you are afraid of losing your financial security.
“Fearless passion by Yong Kang chan” is for those afraid to pursue the dream and passion. In this book, the author discussed eight types of fears and how they can be beneficial to human growth and transition.
2. Fearless by Max Lucado
Every sunrise brings fresh reasons for fear, but every sunset ensures that there is hope for a new beginning you just need to start imagining a life without fear.
This book is all about our encounter with fear in daily lives such as fear of not mattering, or the fear of overcoming challenges, fear of thinking about what next and much more.
This book written by Christian author is all about having faith and keeping trust in God. The text in this book is full of examples and discussion questions in a conversational tone that everyone can relate easily.
3. The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks
Have you ever thought about why success and happiness don’t last long in your life? Sometimes you feel good and other times you are back at the place of unhappiness.
According to the author of this book “Each of us has an inner thermostat setting that determines how much love, success, and creativity we allow ourselves to enjoy.”
The whole books talk about “the upper limit problem theory” and help the reader to shift their lives into the next gear. well, I must recommend you to read this book, if something is holding you back for a long time and you want to overcome your hidden fears.
4. Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers
“All you have to do to diminish your fear to develop more trust in your ability to handle whatever comes your way!”
Fear is one of those constant that remains forever, until or unless you try to overcome it. The only way to overcome is to surge ahead despite feeling fearful. Your fear will naturally start diminishing, once you start to take counteractions.
I believe above all else, there is one fear “I can’t handle?” and it is not a big deal. What we all need to learn is how to move forward despite feeling fear. For those facing a hard time in decision-making need to go through this book because you guys can relate it effectively.
5. Fear by Thich Nhat Hanh
“The only way to ease our fear and be truly happy is to acknowledge our fear and look deeply at its source.”
Keep yourself aware of your fears and examine the things that frighten you, instead of running away and pretending that they don’t exist. The simple yet profound wisdom written in this spiritual book will help you to face your fears and develop a sense of calmness.
6. Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
“Vulnerability is not weakness. It’s where courage and fear meet.”
Shame and vulnerability is the central idea or theme of this book. It is a story of a girl who hates uncertainty, hates not knowing and stands open to get hurt but she tried to outsmart the vulnerability and in the end realized the importance of allowing her to be vulnerable.
The core idea of this book is letting your authentic self be known by others as it will help you to experience the meaningful events in your life. If you are afraid of being hurt and vulnerable or don’t want to be criticized by others then this book is just for you.
7. The Confidence Gap by Russ Harris
It is very important to utilize self-acceptance and mindfulness to overcome the fear of failure, fear of criticism and fear of being criticized.
We all known that confidence is necessary to achieve our goals and to live a fulfilled life; Russ termed this concept as “the confidence gap”. People facing the problems of low-confidence, shyness and insecurity need to read this book to bring change in life.
8. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook by Edmund J. Bourne
Another book to overcome fear and anxiety, but this time it has a practical exercise which lets the readers develop the feeling of being fearless. Whether it is a generalized anxiety disorder, panic attacks, social anxiety or specific phobias, few techniques can help you to fix these issues as quickly as possible. If you are one of those experiencing anxiety, this book is just for you. It can be a very good alternate supplementing the professional counsels and the best part is it’s around with you for any time.
9. The Big Leap: Conquer Your Hidden Fear and Take Life to the Next Level by Gay Hendricks
The Big leap lets the reader take a leap of faith in itself and embrace the true potential to achieve excellence. According to the author, certain fears are fake, because we limit ourselves; the only need of the hour is to conquer the fear that is holding you back.
According to this book, negative emotions like worry and self-criticism are the possible hindrances holding us back. The reader of this book having a mediocre personality can achieve excellence, by enjoying the experience that lies between the lines.
Hendricks offers us his key to success “I expand in abundance, success, and love every day and I inspire others around me to do the same.”
10. Banish Your Inner Critic: Silence The Voice Of Self-doubt To Unleash Your Creativity And Do Your Best Work by Denise Jacobs
The content of this book revolves around to unlock your creativity and banish your inner critic.there are multiple ways of helping you to deep dive into the creative genius of yourself.
The world is full of doubts, even people doubt themselves but the good news is you can disagree when others doubt you. It gets problematic when you doubt yourself because no one will be left there to defend you. Denise Jacob recommended upholding the power of defensive actions when the world has doubts for you. Own yourself and the banish the inner you to reach new heights in your life.
A wondering mind indeed cultivates some creative ideas; improves IQ and aid development. We have witnessed eminent daydreamers like Albert Einstein and the noble prize-winning molecular biologist Elizabeth Blackburn, the real depiction of the fact that you can benefit from the voice coming from inside. The only thing needed is the courage to accept what is coming from inside and to make others know the potential it has.