Coaching Personal Development

3 Ways To Help Overcome The Fear Of Success

Can you imagine telling something new and exciting to a significant role model in your life? Is there an idea or event that stimulated you physically and mentally? Beginning a new career, changing your image, losing weight, and joining a sports team are just some of the examples. However, “that’s ridiculous” is what you hear instead of an encouraging comment.

Role Models and Fear of Success
English: Overview of Object-Role Model (ORM) graphical notation and conventions. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Negative statements such as the ones mentioned above can create fear of failure and fear of rejection within a person. The individual on the receiving end can feel helpless because of this situation. Barriers toward individual accomplishment is created because of negative attitudes. The implicit, or unspoken message, is: “Whatever gave you the idea that you are motivated enough?.”