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Tim Ferriss: Define your fears instead of your goals

13:21 minutes · Filmed Apr 2017 · Posted Jun 2017 · TED2017

The hard choices -- what we most fear doing, asking, saying -- are very often exactly what we need to do. How can we overcome self-paralysis and take action? Tim Ferriss shares a simple but powerful exercise he calls "fear-setting." Learn more about how this practice can help you thrive -- and to separate what you can control from what you cannot.

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I encourage you to ask yourselves: Where in your lives right now might defining your fears be more important than defining your goals? Keeping in mind all the while, the words of Seneca: 'We suffer more often in imagination than in reality.'"

Tim Ferriss
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