Do you take so much pride in what you accomplish that you let it inflate your ego? How do you react when you experience challenges or setbacks? When you struggle with something you take pride in, does your ego take a hit? When your ego takes a hit, do you feel fear, anger, both or neither?
How would your life change for the better if you could eliminate a major source of your anger? How would people around you treat you differently if they knew you were afraid and not angry?
How do you eventually feel if you are afraid of something every day? How do a bunch of little fears over the course of time affect you? Have you ever experienced anger that you felt came out of nowhere? How do you identify something as a small fear?
How do you feel when you believe you have overcome a fear and then it crops back up? What good can come of having a fear that goes through cycles of being visible and then being hidden? Is there a hidden benefit you get from fighting one of your fears?
Do you keep all or most of your fears to yourself? How scary is it for you to think about letting someone else in on your fear? How does it feel when you think about someone finding out about your fear? How would it feel to not have to hide so many things from the outside world?
How would you feel the first time you succeeded at something you were afraid of doing? What type of positive impact in your life would it make to overcome a life-long fear? How do you feel when you are surrounded by people who support you? Have you ever tried…
Have you had people in your life that you were concerned did not have your best interests at heart? Do you get defensive the minute someone tries to give you a different way of looking at things? How would it feel to be less defensive?
How would you feel if, when a fear starts to form, you were able to stop it in its tracks? What would it do for your life if there was a way to reduce the impact that a certain fear has on you? How great would it be to have a way to immediately mitigate a fear that you are struggling to overcome?
How would it feel to have an extra tool in your arsenal to keep you from breaking good habits? Have you ever thought about the role fear can play when trying not to break a good habit? How would you like to have to put less willpower into keeping good habits?
Do you treat each fear the same way? Do you ever take your fear and turn it into passion? How would you feel if you found out the fear inside of you was meant to fuel you? What would it mean for your life if you could harness your fear for a good purpose?
How many times have you allowed fear to convince you of something? How many times have you been convinced you know the exact reason you are afraid of something? Have you ever questioned yourself to see if the thing you are afraid of is something different than what you think you are afraid of?
Today we are going to talk about self-doubt. How many times have you had a good idea that you proposed to one or two people only to have that idea not resonate with them? Have you ever had what you thought was a great idea that got no support from anyone else, so you just shelved it?