Lou Ludwig Success Tips: Control Your Fears

Control Your Fears



Motivational Power Quote


Control Your Fears


"I have not creased being fearful,

but I have creased to let fear control me."

Erica Jong, author


As I see it. . . . . . . .

Control your fears  

Having fears are normal what we do with those fears is a personal choice. We can control our fears or we can allow our fears will control us. 

Fear can paralyze a person from living a full life, create inaction and freeze a person in place. 

Or we can elect to take control of our fear by acknowledging the fear.   

Once we acknowledge the fear we can find a way to adjust our thinking about the fear. Work on removing the fear or working around the fear. We are now in control of our fear.  

The fear may still exist but we now control our thinking and the fear.    

®2010, Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author




Comment balloon 15 commentsLou Ludwig • January 09 2010 10:16PM


Good Post Lou, This can negatively affect all aspects of your life, if you let it ...

Posted by Chris Smith, South Simcoe, Caledon, King, Orangeville Real Esta (Re/Max Chay Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 10 years ago

Lou, I use fear as a motivator and embrace it whenever it comes up. This has helped me move forward out of a jam many times!

Posted by Anthony Ebright - NMLSR ID #247647 Purchase and Refinance Mortgages (FHA, VA, Conforming, Jumbo - Wells Fargo Home Mortgage) over 10 years ago

I just bought the book "The Gift of Fear" for myself and our two young adult children.  It came highly recommended by Karen Rice but I have not read it yet. 

Posted by Marchel Peterson, Spring TX Real Estate E-Pro (Results Realty) over 10 years ago

Hi Lou! Great post! One of my new year's resolutions is to be fearless. It seems that so many of us are full of fear, but I actively decided no more!

Thank you for keeping me motivated.



Posted by Anna Swihart (Long and Foster) over 10 years ago

Fear can come in very handy when you manage it. The book Marchel referenced above is an excellent read regarding fear.

Posted by Troy Pappas, Virginia Beach Home Inspector (Safe House Property Inspections) over 10 years ago

Control what you can, conquer your fear!
Your friend in Washington State,

Posted by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker! (Fathom Realty Washington LLC) over 10 years ago

I love the quote and always try to conquer the fear before it takes hold of me!! Thanks for sharing!

Posted by Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team ( Elite Realty Group) over 10 years ago

As always ..., inspiring.

Thanks Lou


Posted by Liz Gallagher, Montreal Quebec RESA member (LG Home Harmony - Home Stagers & Organizers ) over 10 years ago

Thanks Lou!  I think we need to face our fears!  Do what you fear most, first thing & then you are empowered for the rest of the day!

Posted by Don Wixom, "Looking out for your next move..."tm (RE/MAX Executives Nampa, ID) over 10 years ago

Fear can indeed paralyze a person. Overcoming fears can make a person soar.

Posted by Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat (406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker, Blackstone Realty Group - brokered by eXp Realty) 28 days ago

As a man thinketh in his mind , so is he . Fears limit the use of our potent

Posted by Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist (KW Elite ) 26 days ago


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