How To Fight Your Fears Once And For All, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

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How To Overcome Fear, Based On Your Zodiac Sign
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What do you fear? Everybody has some kind of fear, but not everybody allows their fears to influence their lives. Fear and anxiety go hand in hand and things that trigger our fears can lead to anxiety. I have a ton of fears and sometimes one fear can cause a lot of smaller fears to turn into a gigantic fear package.

Fear can be a very destructive force and can prevent us from living our lives to the fullest. Trust me, fear can stop you in your tracks.

If someone has a fear of heights, they may avoid anything that might lead them to a place where they have no choice but to face their fear. Their fear of heights may cause them to avoid tall buildings like the Empire State Building or the Eiffel Tour; they may also avoid traveling by airplane or helicopter, and for some, their fear may go as far as not wanting to go out on a balcony.


Each time they worry about encountering their fear, they get anxious, which can then lead to a fear of things that produce that anxious feeling, so they try to live their lives around not setting off those triggers.

Fear can easily grow if you don’t do anything to stop it. However, it can be difficult to know how to overcome fears.

You may try all different kinds of techniques and until you chance upon the right one for you, you can get frustrated and lose hope that you’ll be able to conquer your fear.

It can be difficult to know where to begin when you want to overcome a fear, but luckily, astrology can help. We all have our own fears, triggers, and ways to handle them, and since each zodiac sign shares certain personality traits, astrology can guide us to the best way to stand up to our fears and hopefully banish them from our lives.

Aries (March 21 - April 19)
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The first step you must make to conquer your fear is a simple: admit to yourself that you have one. Aries are known for their courage and ability to take risks, and you may feel that admitting your fear is a sign of weakness but it's not. Being honest with yourself and conceding that you do have fear is actually an act of strength. 


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Taurus (April 20 - May 20)
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Sometimes, learning to deal with fear is about putting your negative thinking in perspective. Try not to focus too much on the negative and start to look for other options, Taurus. You may realize that you're making a much bigger deal than is necessary and that you have what it takes to handle your fear.


Read: The 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Taurus, As Written By One

Gemini (May 21 - June 20)
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One of the best ways to overcome a fear is talk about it with a mental health professional. Gemini, you love to talk, and having conversations that are focused on you and your issues sounds like an excellent way for you to face your fear and show it who's boss.


Read: The 13 Brutal Truths About Loving A Gemini, As Written By One

Cancer (June 21 - July 22)
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Since Cancers love their homes so much, it's no surprise that they tend to be agoraphobic. They like to stay safe and comfortable at home but they can become too dependent on home and hearth and become isolated. In order to prevent your fear from making your world smaller, you need to take baby steps that help you to get out of your comfort zone. Go out to the movies, the store, and gradually work up to small trips out of town. If you face the fears that scare you emotionally and physically, you'll feel safer and more at ease in any environment.


Read: The 5 Brutal Truths About Loving A Cancer, As Written By One

Leo (July 23 - August 22)
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For someone who, by all appearances, has it all together and is self-confident, Leos have a tremendous fear of being undervalued and unappreciated. You feel your fear during those times when you're alone. The best thing you can do is to identify your fear (be honest with yourself) and try to switch it to feelings of gratitude. You have so much; in fact, you have everything you need and more. If you're grateful, you'll be able to see that you are highly valued by others and yourself.


Read: 6 Brutal Truths About Loving A Leo, As Written By One

Virgo (August 23 - September 22)
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Virgos suffer from a fear of failure. To overcome this fear, you must learn to understand and make peace with failure and making mistakes. You can take away failure's power by realizing that when you fail it's not the end of the world, it's actually a part of the journey of success. 


Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Virgo (As Written By A Virgo)

Libra (September 23 - October 22)
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Being a Libra, you probably have a fear of being alone and don't even know it because you constantly surround yourself with people and are a serial monogamist. You need to face your fear head-on and realize that you're great company all on your own. You can keep your own self entertained. It's not as if you'll never be around people again, just try to enjoy those times when you're by yourself.


Read: 11 Brutal Truths About Loving A Libra, As Written By One

Scorpio (October 23 - November 21)
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Scorpios fear intimacy and yet it's the thing you desire most. While intimacy is what you fear most, you also fear abandonment and losing your autonomy which feeds into fear of intimacy. You draw people in only to push them away. You must release the hold that the past has over you to overcome your fear.


Read: 14 Brutal Truths About Loving A Scorpio, As Written By One

Sagittarius (November 22 - December 21)
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Sagittarius have a fear of enclosed spaces and can't stand to feel boxed in. Journaling can help you get your fear down on paper because, logically, you know that it's only the fear talking when you get into an elevator, but your emotions don't seem to know it. If you write about your fear, you get it out and avoid being caught in an endless loop of negativity which just makes everything worse.


Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Sagittarius, As Written By One

Capricorn (December 22 - January 19)
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Capricorns have a fear of losing control, so you need to recognize that you're strong and have the power to transform your life and everything you touch. You must release the control because, in truth, none of us is ever 100 percent in control and trying to be can make you a control freak.


Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving A Capricorn, As Written By One

Aquarius (January 20 - February 18)
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Aquarius, you fear emotional displays made by other people — it makes you feel very uncomfortable when someone is expressing their emotions. Here's the thing: emotions are a part of being human and help connect us with other people. When you shut down someone's feelings, you make them feel invalidated. Try to listen without judgment and tell people how you feel in return.


Read: 7 Brutal Truths About Loving An Aquarius, As Written By One

Pisces (February 19 - March 20)
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Pisces are extremely sensitive and have a fear of getting hurt. You try to guard your heart but it goes against your basic idea that if you're kind to people they'll be kind to you. To combat your fear, you need to turn to the healing power of art — either being creative yourself or studying the messages it has to give you. Face your fears through the power of a great painting or the written word of a classic novel.


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