How to Overcome Your Fear of Trying New Things

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When I was a teenager, I was shy, fearful, and self-conscious like many kids at that age are. I hated drawing attention to myself. I just wanted to blend in. I hated trying anything new.

Trying something new meant I would be unsure of myself (even more unsure of myself than I already was). It meant that I might fail. I might look stupid. I might embarrass myself. I might need to ask…

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Happiness & Health Improvement Junkie, Meditator, Yogi, Triathlete, Film & TV Editor, Writer/Blogger

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