12 Of The Best Ways To Overcome Fear Of Being Alone

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If you’re like most people, you enjoy being by yourself sometimes, but you also have times when you crave time with your friends and family.

You may dread being alone in certain situations, like going out to dinner or attending a party where you don’t know anyone.

You want to have a friend with you to make it more comfortable.

This is normal, as a lot of us like to have someone with us in situations we aren’t familiar with or when we are doing something new.

But for some people, the discomfort of being alone is more than just an occasional feeling.

It is a debilitating condition that impacts the quality of their lives.

Autophobia, also known as monophobia, is defined as the fear of being by oneself or feeling lonely.

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Want To Be Fearless? 23 Mindsets And Actions To Embrace

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Fear. You experience it everyday in small and large doses.

It’s the little demon that sits on your shoulder, holding you back from growth, success, fulfillment and happiness.

We love the idea of being fearless, but knowing how to have no fear when your body is about to explode with anxiety is another matter.

In our modern world, most fear is unfounded. Sure, it’s normal to be afraid if you are being mugged or in some other situation that causes real or potential physical or psychological harm. But we are generally safe from that kind of danger.

Our most common fears come from baseless things.

  • Events or situations that haven’t happened or may never happen.
  • Negative thinking patterns we’ve created and habituated.
  • False beliefs and reinforced mediocrity.
  • A child-like desire for comfort and safety.

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How To Keep Going When Life Is Hard

Why is life so hard?

Or why does it so often seem as though, no matter what we do or how much we accomplish, bad things keep happening to us and to the people we love?

When life is hard, what do you tell yourself? Do any of these phrases sound familiar?

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32 Of The Best Strategies for Overcoming Obstacles In Life

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Everyone would be able to achieve success if there were no obstacles standing in their way.

But the reality is that there is always some type of barrier standing between you and the things you want in life.

These barriers may be very simple to step over, but many are more complex and test your willingness to persist. This is certainly not always easy, but there is always a way.

Obstacles can manifest themselves in three ways.

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Strong, Independent Women Never Do These 21 Things

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Even if you don’t realize it, you have incredible strength and independence as a woman.

Although we still have a long way to go, women have more control today than ever before over their careers, bodies, finances, and lifestyles.

Women are capable of supporting themselves and their families and are breaking old stereotypes of traditional female roles.

Gender discrimination still exists, but 53% more independent women are participating in the workforce than fifty years ago, giving women a louder voice in society.

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Why Am I So Emotional? 10 Keys To Calming Yourself In The Storm

We’ve all experienced it: Standing in line at the grocery store, a young child begins to melt down until they are an emotional mess.

The parents of these children can be heard coaching them to calm down, take a few deep breaths, and express their feelings in words rather than having a tantrum.

This is a great method to teach children self-control when it comes to managing their emotions, but is it that easy for us as adults? Wouldn’t it be great if we could control our emotions, even during the darkest of times?

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10 Sure-Fire Ways To Conquer The Fear Of Success

Fear of Success

When I was in elementary school, I played in a tetherball competition with the girls in my 5th-grade class.

After beating several other girls, I was paired with the most popular girl in the class. All of the kids were standing around us watching our match, and I was ahead for most of the game.

It was thrilling to be kicking the butt of the most popular girl, especially since I wasn’t much of an athlete.

But as the match went on, all of our classmates started cheering for my opponent. Every time she scored, there was wild enthusiasm. When I scored, there was silence.

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