Thinking of all the things that could go wrong, the anxiety that may build up to the point where you don't even try, a steel reserve of strength that is squandered on the mere thought that whatever might need to be done, cannot be done. . .
So, what is the first way to combat this thought process, initially denial is a good practice. But that becomes old and outdated. Negative Nancy and Sour Susan are just itching to be a part of your daily life.
Acceptance is a good way to look at it, but that is allowing something bad to infiltrate your mind. Kinda like a virus for the brain - and to top it all off, it has the potential to take you out of the running for quite some time. And with acceptance, if someone else has it and you get it, it could affect you so much more than you think.
So what do we do? For everyone there is a different path, some need support, others need motivation, and even still some need to express their concerns only to validate, but then be strong on their own.
Facing what it is you fear the most is a testament to true will power, a break from daily living and mundane tasks that keep us grounded.
We have some key things to touch upon:
3) A reason for it all
No reason to have dual personalities, just keep the good one and make it happen.
Put your game face on.