Yoda from Star Wars on fear

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Stars as positive thinkers

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Don’t be beaten by negative thoughts: make your fears and doubts your secret weapons by heeding the wise words of these positive thinkers
“Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering”
Yoda, Jedi Master
Emma Watson on dealing with fears

Emma Watson, graduate wizard and actress

“There’s nothing wrong with being afraid. It’s not the absence of fear, it’s overcoming it. Sometimes you have to blast through”

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“I like to use the hard times in the past to motivate me today”
Dwayne Johnson, Rock-hard actor
Chris Hadfield, the real-life Major Tom

Chris Hadfield, the real-life Major Tom

“A lot of people live in fear because they haven’t figured out how [they’re] going to react when faced with a certain set of circumstances. I’ve come to terms with this by looking deeply into whatever makes me fearful – what are the key elements that get the hairs up on the back of my neck – and then figuring out what I can do about it”

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“All that ever holds somebody back, I think, is fear. For a minute, I had fear… [then] I went into the [dressing] room and shot my fear in the face”
Lady Gaga, poker-faced singer
muhammad Ali, boxing legend. RIP

Muhammad Ali, boxing legend. RIP

“ I hated every minute of training, but I said [to myself], ‘Don’t quit. Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion’”

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“Venus told me the other day that champions don’t get nervous in tight situations. That really helped me a lot. I decided I shouldn’t get nervous, and just do the best I can”
Serena Williams, queen of the tennis court
Taylor Swift, pop music phenomenon

Taylor Swift, pop music phenomenon

“In my opinion, the only way to conquer stage fright is to get up on stage and play. Every time you play another show, it gets better and better”

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09 2016 The Red Bulletin

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