Neuro-linguistic Programming For Dummies, 3rd Edition
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You can find yourself paralysed into inaction for fear of making mistakes and being taken to task. Sadly, mistakes are one of life's certainties, especially if you decide to live your life to the full and take risks.

When you're afraid of doing something, it's worth asking yourself whether you are stopping yourself from doing something because you're afraid of how someone reacted previously; are you allowing a past experience to affect your present thinking; are you allowing yourself to stay anchored to a past event where you saw yourself as a 'failure' and are reliving negative feelings?

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Nancy C. Muir is the owner of a writing and consulting company that specializes in business and technology topics. She has authored more than 100 books, including Laptops For Seniors For Dummies and iPhone For Seniors For Dummies. Nancy holds a certificate in Distance Learning Design and has taught Internet safety and technical writing at the college level.

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