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Wednesday, 17 September 2008

Chapter 15 - How to Outwit the Six Ghosts of Fear

‘Fears are nothing more than states of mind.’
Napoleon Hill


We are the only animals that feel it, talk ourselves out of it and walk straight into danger. We have natural instincts that warn us of impending danger, but as we are ‘thinking beings’, we decide whether we will listen, or often to our own detriment take it upon ourselves to create new and irrational fears.

Can you imagine what would happen to the animal kingdom if they took it upon themselves to decide to create fears because of something that may have happened in the past and may never happen again?

Our fears are only fears because we have attached a story to them and it is often a story from our past or something that has been told to us in the past. Think of something that you have a fear of, and ask yourself ... Why?

I guarantee you there is a story attached to it, and you have chosen to attach it.

In this chapter Hill presents you with a self analysis test. I would recommend you put an hour aside and answer every question whether it is a fear of yours or not. When you are finished you will be presented with a complete picture of yourself and where your weaknesses may lie.

Hill tells us the 3 enemies of manifestation are INDECISION, DOUBT AND FEAR. We have discussed these in previous chapters and if you are suffering from any of these 3 enemies, you now have the information to help you move past them.

After you have been honest and analysed yourself you will be able to begin reading ‘Think and Grow Rich’ again with a new perspective and a better understanding of the instructions given in earlier chapters. Hill invites you to revisit your self analysis once a week for several months and enjoy the sense of knowing and encouraging a better you.

This book works in a continuous circle and with each reading you will be able to improve the power behind the principles of ‘Think and Grow Rich’.

It is my hope that I have been able to walk you through this journey of self discovery and I look forward to speaking with you again soon.

Happy Manifesting!


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Valash said...

My fear is getting into car accident, but it is reasonable since I was in a car accident recently. I wonder what picture would pop up on my assessment.

Julieanne Paige said...

Hi Valash

This is a perfect example of a self created fear. You have attached a story to travelling in a car. It would be interesting to know whether you had this fear before the accident. This is a fear that comes under one of the six basic fears... the fear of death... If you would be interested in finding out more you could consider joining our group or grabbing a copy of 'Think and Grow Rich'


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