I’ve been reading some very interesting stuff on mental toughness and some specific books about Navy SEALS. Very enlightening information.
One topic that keeps coming up is fear. I have written and talked about fear a number of times. I have studied fear in my own life at many many levels and I literally do dozens of things now, that just 4 or 5 years ago would have been too “fearful” for me. I’ve been a good “test subject”.
But I’ve seen a lot of people really struggle with this and in fact, many people live in a sort of “prison” of their own fears and worries.
I find the best way to deal with problems like this is to understand as much about the source of the problem as possible. Namely, how fear actually works at a scientific level and from there, learning how to work with it… and ultimately take control of it.