Tuesday, April 26, 2011

5 Fear-busting Tips for When You're Starting Something New

I'm honored that Kristin Noelle of the Trust Tending blog included me as one of the coaches in her post, Interview: 8 coaches you need to meet along with Bridget Pilloud, Chris Zydel, Jamie Ridler, Kate Swoboda, Kendra Thornbury, Tara Gentile and Tara Sophia Mohr.

She asked all of us to answer the question:

What key advice do you think people most need to hear and believe when they’re facing fear at the start of new things?


I've included an excerpt of my answer below:

I’ve always wanted to grow tomatoes, but I've been afraid I’d kill them. Turns out my neighbor wanted to grow tomatoes too, so last weekend we went to the farmers’ market to buy some plants, and learn how to grow them.
Your fears about starting something new may be related to a larger goal than growing tomatoes, but the same 5 tips apply:

1. Educate yourself

The woman we bought the plants from, as well as fellow customers, gave us all kinds of tips about which plants to buy, and how to take care of them.


2. Take small steps
I bought two tomato plants; my neighbor bought one. If they grow well, we’ll plant more.


3. Get a buddy
It was more fun learning about tomatoes with my neighbor than it would have been to do it alone. Plus, we can support each other as our tomatoes grow.


4. Accept that there will be the obstacles
You can read the rest of my answer, and see the adorable illustration Kristin drew of the 8 coaches, on Interview: 8 coaches you need to meet.


Bookmark and Share



Share

28 comments:

  1. So delighted that you joined, Britt! Your words are so practical and profound, both. So grateful for them!!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thank you for inviting me to participate!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Thanks for this information, I think it will come in handy in the future.

    ReplyDelete
  4. Replies

    1. Class College Education training Beauty teaching university academy lesson  teacher master student  spa manager  skin care learn eyelash extensions tattoo spray


      Delete
  5. Anonymous9:35 PM

    Allassignmenthelp is your academic caretaker that has been the most sought out service in the US and other country and we have an answer to all your assignment queries. Write My Assignment For Me

    ReplyDelete
  6. Anonymous4:31 AM

    Paper writing is a daunting task, and it involves multiple technicalities. If you find it too tedious to complete it on time, allow us to ease your burden. We have been providing flawless paper writing help service to hundreds of students in the US. Place your trust in our service, and we won't let you down.
    Research paper outline

    ReplyDelete
  7. Writing essays can be both time consuming and hectic. This is why most students hate the task. If nothing else is constant in your life, essay writing is what will take the place. MyAssignmenthelp.com has the best essay writing service for you. If you cannot perfect your papers or don’t know how to write a winning essay, then our service is what you need.

    uk essays help
    essay writing service
    Writing dissertations is a very tedious task. It has been found that most of the students fail to complete the academic paper as it involves a lot of technicalities. Apart from that, the students also lack a systematic approach to the work. Therefore, they seek online dissertation help every now and then. MyAssignmenthelp.com in the UK provides the best online dissertation help.
    dissertation help

    ReplyDelete
  8. Take the help of PHP developer to tackle difficulties of composing PHP academic paper via PHP Assignment Help online services. Connect with reliable service provider to avail remarkable services.
    PHP Programming Help
    PHP Homework Help
    PHP Coding Help
    PHP Assignments for Students

    ReplyDelete
  9. Have you stuck up with your task writing in different subjects, for example, Financial Accounting, Audit, Managerial Accounting, Finance, Economics, Marketing, Statistics, Law, Taxation, Human Resource Management, Operations and so forth ? You are in the correct spot. The opportunity has already come and gone to beat your rivals with structural engineering assignment help, quantitative analysis assignment help and score high evaluations in our direction. We help understudies in assignments of all business subjects.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Extremely well written paper, however a few more points can be added to make it all the more resourceful. Visit livewebtutors and make most of the valuable Thesis editing service services as offered by the best in the business. Feel free to get in touch at any point of the day.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Your article is attractive and informative. Thank you for sharing. Any student pursuing nursing should be passionate about it. Even though it is important to attain high scores, there’s a need to go the extra mile in delivery of services to the patients which is a skill that may not be learned in school. Also, nursing students need to understand nursing concepts and be able to implement them in real life. They have to carry out a lot of research especially when they have assignments to handle. Learn more from Nursing Paper Writers .

    ReplyDelete
  12. The blog on psychology is certainly resourceful, and well written. If you have been unable to find optimum time to conduct further research, you can head to seeking professional services at myassignmenthelpau.com. Feel free to explore the services and attain Assignment Help Lawton.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Such a wonderful information blog post on this topic Allassignmentservices.com provides assignment service at affordable cost in a wide range of subject areas for all grade levels, we are already trusted by thousands of students who struggle to write their academic papers and also by those students who simply want Supply Chain Management Assignment Help to save their time and make life easy

    ReplyDelete
  14. The blog written is extremely impressive, with a great topic. However, a bit more research could have strengthened it even further. You can explore the services as offered by livewebtutors.com, a premium academic writing services platform offering the best of Resume Builder Tool teamed with knowledge and experience.

    ReplyDelete
  15. The written piece is exclusive as it contains information which is unique to its own. If you ever need assistance with similar assignments, you can explore academic services offered by livewebtutors.com. Seek Law Assignment Help and be the topper in your class.

    ReplyDelete
  16. I have benefited from the content in this blog. Thumb up. To avoid stress and disappointment that are common when studying complex subjects, students turn to GIS assignment help websites to assist them write professional essays, dissertations, research papers, reports, case studies and term papers. Get to us if you need GIS Homework Help ?

    ReplyDelete
  17. Students need to unwind in the wake of presenting their assignment and with the help benefits as given by quality assignment helper, student can see a lofty ascent in the evaluations in their scholastic assignments. The advantage of these administrations is accessible to every single student since abc assignment help have a wide information base of assignment specialists that can convey altered administrations obliging every student's individual requirements more- cheap assignment help , write my assignment

    ReplyDelete
  18. We offer the types of assistance of assignment help online to the students who need help from our writing experts. Our expert specialists give different sorts of advantages by which the students can get the best grades in their assignments. Our Assignment Helper have faith in finishing the assignment inside the given time just as before deadlines with the master's help. We never miss the deadlines that make us quick assignment supplier to give the assignment writing services. Our services of assignment help online spare the students' significant time which the students can put resources into another significant subject.

    ReplyDelete
  19. Essay help services will help to get remarkable writing of professional academic writers in just a few steps.

    ReplyDelete
  20. MBA Assignment help offers MBA assignment assistants for students and they take up assignments for different subjects. These assignments take up too much time for students so we relieve them from the work and allow them to delegate their duties. There are many sites on the internet that offer the same services but Assignment help Shop is best.

    ReplyDelete
  21. Our Reflective Essay writing experts work nonstop to give the best quality assignment help immediately. Our group comprises qualified experts making our academic writing service solid and student-accommodating. Our online assignment help is modest and we have kept the costs sensible. Students can purchase modest assignments without trading off the nature of assignments.

    ReplyDelete
  22. To put it plainly, strategic management is the means taken to cause an association to accomplish its objective. This lets the colleges incorporate strategic management into their courses so the students can have a concise thought regarding the subject. Strategic Management Assignment Help is given to the students so they can effectively finish their assignments and furthermore could comprehend the significance of having a system.

    ReplyDelete
  23. LSM99 เว็บพนันออนไลน์ บริการดีมีความน่าเชื่อถือ เป็นเว็บไซต์ที่ได้มาตรฐานในการให้บริการ โปร่งใส ปลอดภัย ในทุกๆเกมเดิมพัน สามารทดลองเล่นก่อนได้ มีระบบ อัตโนมัติ สามารถ สมัครสมาชิก ฝาก-ถอน ได้ตลอด 24 ชั่วโมง

    ReplyDelete
  24. What an amazing article you have shared with us. So what is GIS? It is a science, technology and method concerned with capturing, storing, manipulating and analyzing spatial and geographical data. So why do you need to buy GIS assignments? Since Geographic Information System encompasses wide technologies, methods and tools it is highly complex and so is its operations and applications; therefore, students need guidance when studying GIS. Now you can Hire a Statistician for Dissertation

    ReplyDelete
  25. This article has brought to an end my long internet search thank you. Looking for the best literature review assignment writing help from expert writers? You can get help on our website by just clicking few pages. We are a custom writing company that hires professional nursing writers in US and UK. If you are asking this questions’ who will help write my nursing literature review? “Where do I get professional writers to write a literature review in nursing?” You have come to the right place. Read more on Nursing Literature Review Writers

    ReplyDelete
  26. Thank you for this amazing article. Besides, students in the field of nursing agree that they face numerous challenges such as inadequate time to do their research. They have to manage their practicals at the same time attending classes. There’s a personal life to handle and maybe kids to tend. As well, some are oblivious of what is required. Read more on Nursing Dissertation Writing Help

    ReplyDelete
  27. It's not important that if you are not financially strong that you can't study there are many ways to study too all you have to do is do focus on your studies and work hard to achieve your goals but with this keep play games and do other activities also and if you are not in the mood to study then get professional assignment help from UK native experts to boost your grades. We have experts that provide free consultancy to students and academic professionals.

    ReplyDelete

If you are having trouble commenting, please let me know.
http://brittbravo.com/contact