‘What if I miss?’ What if you do? Missing is part of playing and learning. What if you don’t? Give it your best shot and GROW.
Hope is to fear what penicillin is to bacterial infection.
Fear: ‘It may not go well.’ Hope: ‘It may not but what if it DID and exceeded ALL expectations.’ That’s how Hope calms Fear? Yep.
‘Why not?’ questions expose weak excuses that hold you back. Why not YOU? Why not ME? Why not US? Why not NOW? Why not go for it?
How to minimize Fear: maximize PREPARATION.
What would you do if you were NOT afraid? Act like you’re not and just do it. That’s it? Yes, except for the preparation part.
It’s okay to cheat on Fear, break up with Doubt, and move in with a Dream. AND to walk away from a toxic nightmare.
Be prepared, not paranoid. The more prepared you are, the more excitement grows until it scares the bee-gee-bees out of fear.