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How can I overcome fear and find courage when I am feeling scared?
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It is completely normal to feel scared at times, especially during challenging situations. However, it is important to remember that fear should not control our lives. Here are some strategies to help you overcome fear and find courage:

  • Acknowledge your fears: Start by acknowledging and accepting your fears. Understand that it is okay to be scared, but also recognize that you have the power to overcome them.

  • Identify the source of your fear: Take some time to reflect on what exactly is causing your fear. Is it a specific event, a change in circumstances, or something else? Understanding the root cause can help you address it more effectively.

  • Educate yourself: Often, fear stems from a lack of knowledge or understanding about a particular situation or topic. Take the time to educate yourself about what you're afraid of. This could involve reading books, researching online, or seeking advice from experts.

  • Seek support: Don't be afraid to reach out for support from friends, family, or professionals who can provide guidance and reassurance during difficult times. Sometimes talking about your fears with someone you trust can alleviate some of the anxiety.

  • Practice self-care: Taking care of yourself physically and mentally is crucial when dealing with fear and anxiety. Engage in activities that bring you joy and relaxation such as exercise, meditation, hobbies, or spending time in nature.

  • Challenge negative thoughts: Fear often feeds on negative thoughts and beliefs. Challenge these thoughts by questioning their validity and replacing them with positive affirmations or realistic perspectives.

  • Take small steps towards facing your fears: Overcoming fear requires taking action despite feeling scared. Start by taking small steps towards facing what scares you most. Gradually increase the difficulty level as you gain confidence.

  • Celebrate your progress: Recognize and celebrate every small victory along the way. Overcoming fear is a journey, and each step forward deserves acknowledgment.

    Remember, courage is not the absence of fear but rather the ability to face it head-on. With time, patience, and practice, you can overcome your fears and find the courage within yourself to navigate through challenging times.

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    My name is sara and I am terrified. I met the most wonder man and we just didnt have enough time alone together in our relationship before we suffered a miscarriage on july 14th. Since then I have found myself in a dark place feeling embarrassed, ugly, useless. I have been enraged, angry and happy on such a fluctuent level. I can never tell what kind of day I'm going to have and neither can anyone around me. I began treating him so poorly. Name calling. Irritability when he asks me simple question, full blown screaming matches when he doesnt say what I want to hear. I decided that I'm never going to be the same. Last monday I started taking tests and watched the lines fade into existence until finally a digital positive test on friday. I was over joyed but the damage I caused had cause had already been done. Today we got I to a full blown rage and he walked out on me. I dont blame him on not wanting to be around me. When we get angry we say vile things we dont mean. I say gtfo when what I really mean to say is thank you for protecting me. Please dont leave. My hormones are completely confused. I am lost I am lonely. I am scared. I am a high risk pregnancy and have to have blood drawn every few days for the next weeks to make sure my pregnancy hormone levels are o. the rise. I've been crying and cramping all day I am scared I am going to miscarry this miracle as well. So now my relationship is over, I'm left with the worry of keeping this baby inside of me. I love him so much already. Any advice? And one out there with similar experience. All help and peace of mind is welcomed. Please.
    Please don't feel scared. Only a women can understand the pain of miscarriage and how it mentally affects our well being. I know it's easy to say and damn hard to do but do enjoy your pregnancy stay happy always. I have had a miscarriage experience too and now I am pregnant with my second baby. I feel scared too all the time but to calm myself down I do the followings
    1. Chant Gayatri mantra to protect my baby
    2. Watch pregnancy vlogs
    3 watch "friends" TV series to boost myself up.
    4. And yes , not plan out anything.
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    Oh yes i sure am
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    I am scared every second. I have had a miscarriage last year and this is my second chance to have a baby. So, every passing day scares me. Everyday it crosses my mind that if everything is okay or not. 

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