GirlTip #50: The Importance of Naming Your Fears « Rachel Simmons:
"When you’re feeling anxious about doing something, be it a phone call or big request or tough conversation, ask yourself what’s the worst that can happen? Can you bear it? Much of the time, you can. We can face our fears when we know them clearly — & take the leaps that bring us to amazing new places."
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