HOW TO OVERCOME FEAR OF FAILURE: In the hustle-bustle of this world, there is an unseen competition among the human race. Everyone is trying to supersede others to achieve social, spiritual, economical satisfaction. Some people acquire what they aim and many wonders on the steep hill towards the ultimate destination. The biggest threat accompanies them throughout the journey, How To Overcome Fear of Failure.
Law of Nature:
It is an obvious law of nature that there is an opposite to everything, For example; day/night, war/peace, joy/grief, hope/dismay and so on. In the same manner, where there is a success, there is the failure, as success is an obvious reality; failure is also a bitter truth. The fear of failure is the biggest hurdle in the way of success. Hefty research has been done to conclude that 99% of successful people have failed more than twice before making the mark. Many people do not try just for the fear of failure. Failure is the harsh reality which cannot be compromised at any stage of life. Here arises a question, if failure is must than how do you succeed?
The formula of Success:
The formula of success will be explained by two simple examples of the recent past so that you may know that failure is the most important ingredient of success.
Thomas Edison who invented the bulb failed a thousand times before being able to achieve the invention.
Michael Jordon missed around nine thousand shots, lost almost three hundred games for his side and missed twenty-six winning shots during his career. Yet he is renowned as the most famous and reliable player in the history of basketball.
How heaven did they do that after such failures? Why they were not disappointed? There would have been a lot of criticism on them, how we're able to avoid it? The simple answer is that they took their failure as steps towards success. As quoted by Thomas Edison,
“I have not failed. I have just found ten thousand ways that won’t work”
So, it is vivid that to achieve the success you have to go through the tough phase of struggle and failures. It is better to fail while trying instead of not trying. You must overcome the fear of failure and give your best even if you fail.
“When we give ourselves permission to fail we at the same time give ourselves permission to excel “. (Elosie Risted)
History reckons names of people who did not bend in front of fear of failure and kept trying even after failing continuously, for example, Winston Churchill, Barak Obama, Abraham Lincon, Imran Khan, Oprah, Will Smith. It is on you to live an ordinary static life with boring daily routine and reasons to complain about your fate. Or you can live a life full of new ideas with nothing to lose, putting efforts, awakening with new determination every morning, defeating the fear of failure and knitting each failure into the embodiment of success and that’s the win-win situation.