“Many are harmed by fear itself, and many have come to their fate while dreading fear.”
-Seneca, Oedipus, 992
You must dance with your fears. The same way you would literally get over your fear of dancing with a fine lady. Just go over and dance with her! Ten seconds into the dance you won’t even remember what the fear felt like, especially not in that epic moment.
If you really want something and the only thing standing in-between you and getting it is fear, not even a logistical obstacle, you must just go for it. You already won as what you desire is right in front of you, now just grab it. You know taking action is the only solution. Don’t wait around just do it.
“Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.”
-Benjamin Disraeli, Former British Prime Minister
Tim Ferriss wrote a great piece on fear setting in his new book Tools Of Titans, which everyone should buy. Seriously. The link is below…