Law of Attraction has a lot to say about why you have so much fear around starting your business, and it has a solution for you as well.
But first: I invite you to pay no attention to the incredible amount of superficial Law of Attraction in business advice that warns you not to focus on your fear or you will attract more of it and blah blah blah.
Like you are supposed to magically make your fear go away. Good luck with that.
Instead, know this: if you’ve never owned a business before, feeling fearful about starting one is… totally normal. If you’ve been beating yourself up about your fears, now would be a good time to stop that.
Why Starting Your Business Attracts Fear
Anytime we start something we’ve never done before – if it matters to us at all – it is going to trigger fear. Change can feel like the bottom of very steep climb. When you first begin there’s no visible assurance you will ever make it to the top…
Examples: Your first day at school, your first time riding a two-wheeler, your first dive off the high board, your first piano recital, your first date with someone you really liked, your first day as a college freshman, your first day on the job, the weeks leading up to your wedding day (even though you were in love), having your first child…
As humans we’ve had millions of years of programming to fear the unknown. It’s in our biology, known as the flight or fight syndrome. I don’t care how many affirmations you write, re-programming your biology isn’t easy or automatic.
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