Stories Create Our Future

My fear is…

“My fear is that I’ll get hurt in training.”

The problem is that I may get hurt in training.

The problem I get to solve is that I may get hurt in training.

The problem I get to solve is how to stay healthy and injury free in training.

The problem I choose to solve is how to stay healthy and injury free.

I will train in a way that keeps me healthy and injury free.

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“I’m afraid in not good enough to get the promotion.”

The problem is that I may not be good enough to get the promotion.

The problem I get to solve is that I may not be good enough to get the promotion.

The problem I get to solve is how to develop myself to get the promotion.

The problem I choose to solve is how to develop myself to get the promotion.

I will focus on the areas of development and actively pursue the promotion.

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“My fear is that I’ve wasted all this time and it’ll be for nothing.”

The problem is that I may have wasted all this time and it’ll be for nothing.

The problem I get to solve is that I’ve invested all this time and it was for something.

I invested all this time, it was for something, and I’ve grown because of it.

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“I’m afraid I’ll fail.”

The problem is that I might fail.

The problem I get to solve is how to progress forward.

I choose to focus on what I need to do to take one step forward.

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“My fear is that someone might attack me.”

The problem is that someone might attack me.

The problem I choose to solve is how to protect myself if someone attacks me.

I will invest in learning to protect myself.

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Fear and emotion can make problems seem massive… Mysterious… Unsolvable.

When we begin to strip it down to a simple problem that we CHOOSE to solve, we can hone in on what we can do to create the future we desire.

Words create stories, stories create our future.

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