Everyone has fears; fears are a natural part of life. My greatest fear is to fail to reach my goals, lose hope, and finally that everybody might think I am a loser. Sometimes I dream of success. Yet failing in life can’t be replaced with dreams. So if I put a lot of effort and work into something and I fail, I’d feel very bad about myself and my lack of ability. This is one of my greatest fears. Being a failure would cause me to lose hope. First of all, I would lose my self-confidence and self-respect. Without self-confidence, I would not likely try to achieve my goals again. Therefore, failing would make me lose the most important thing to all of us, "hope" as hope is what allows a person to reach his/her goals and overcome their fears.
I find it more difficult that I, being a failure, would have to face people that might think I am nothing more than a failure. First of all, I would lose my respect to my family and relatives because not only would I fail in my dreams, I would also fail to achieve the expectations that my family has for me. I would feel so embarrassed if everybody thought of me as a failure. Most of all, being a failure, I would have to face my worst emotion, fear of judgment. I would not want my fears turned into reality. Every time I think of my fears I work harder to avoid becoming a failure. I try very hard to overcome this fear because dealing with a fear now means I can get over it in the future and be confident. What if I never am able to travel the world, or if I never am able to get a good dental assisting job. What if I don’t realize what my true calling is and what if dental assisting isn’t for me and I spent my whole life trying to be something that I’m not and it’s too late to change my mind! What if I never amount to anything and never amount to my family’s accomplishments. I don’t like playing the what if game and the fact that at this point in my life these questions have not been answered yet. Those are the kinds of...
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