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 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 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?
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?