Prepared for Edda C. | Delivered January 27, 2020
Fear of Failure
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To find information on what the average individual would do if fear and fear of failure was not a factor in his/her life.
According to the New Hope website, some of the common fears that the average person has includes fear of
failure , rejection , disappointment ,
physical danger , the future/the unknown , finances,
personal loss, and change.
Fear can result in a person living a
shadow of the lives
that they were supposed to live.
Fear has a negative effect on individuals. These negative effects include:
- fear weakens the human immune system and can result to
, gastrointestinal problems like ulcers and irritable bowel syndrome, and
. Chronic fear can also result in accelerated ageing and in extreem cases, it can
result in premature death.
- chronic fear can impair the
formation of long-term memories
and result in damage to specific areas of the brain such as
. This effect can make it more difficult to regulate fear
resulting in anxiousness
Brain processing and reactivity
- fear can result in the interuption of brain processes that allow humans to regulate "motions,
read non-verbal cues
and other information presented to us, reflect before acting, and act ethically." Chronic fear can result in impaired decision-making leaving a person to be susceptible to
intense emotions and impulsive reactions.
- constant fear can also result to damages to mental health by leading to mental illnesses such as
PTSD, clinical depression, and fatigues
According to the American Journal of Managed Care, the potential effects of fear include "
immune system dysfunction
, endocrine system dysfunction , autonomic nervous system alterations ,
sleep/wake cycle disruption
, eating disorders , and alterations in hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal axis."
Additionally, chronic fear also has potential effects on emotional health. These effects include "dissociation from self , unable to have loving feelings ,
learned helplessness , phobic anxiety
, mood swings , and obsessive-compulsive thoughts."
Without a fear of failure, people can enjoy true
and in personal life.
Interesting articles from reputable sources on fear and how to overcome fear include:
12 Fears You Need to Overcome to
Succeed in Business and Life.
The 10 biggest fears
holding you back from success
Four Steps Successful People Take To
Overcome Fear Of Failure
To Conquer Fear
Overcome Your Fear of Failure
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