Face Your Fears Day will be observed on 13, October, 2015 (Tuesday). It's time to stand up to your fears, overcome them, and seize the day. All of us do have fears and phobias, but how many of us fight and overcome them? Well, today is the day that you can do so. Face Your Fears Day gives you that chance to beat your greatest fears.
On this day, we give you four simple tips on how you can face and fight your fear.
- Admit that something scares you. Admit when you are afraid.
- Share your feelings and struggles with someone you trust or who makes you happy.
- Think positive, be positive and feel strong that you can do it.
- Face your fears more often. Do what scares you repeatedly. Expose yourself to the situation on a regular basis.
Here's a list of some famous Hollywood celebrities with some weirdest phobias and biggest fears.
Jennifer Aniston: Fear of flying (Aerophobia)
Johnny Depp: Fear of clowns (Coulrophobia)
Sarah Michelle Gellar: Fear of graveyards/ cemeteries (Coimetrophobia)
Madonna: Fear of thunder (Brontophobia)
Naomi Watts: Fear of ocean waves (Cymophobia)
Justin Timberlake: Fear of sharks (Selachophobia)
Matt Damon: Fear of snakes (Ophidiophobia/ snakeophobia)
Emma Stone: Fear of needles (Belonephobia/ Aichmophobia)
Robert Pattinson: Fear of horses (Equinophobia)
Eminem: Fear of owls (Ornithophobia)
Jake Gyellenhall: Fear of ostriches
Rihanna: Fear of sea creatures (Thalassophobia)
Natalie Portman: Fear of cartoon characters (Kyrofelonoshophobia)
Scarlett Johansson: Fear of cockroaches (Ornithophobia)
Britney Spears: Fear of reptiles (Herpetophobia)
Pamela Anderson: Fear of own reflection (Eisoptrophobic)
Sometimes words can just do the magic and inspire you to fight anything in the world. Here are some inspiring quotes on fear.
"Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering." - Yoda
"The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers that fear." - Nelson Mandela
"Nothing in life is to be feared. It is only to be understood." - Marie Curie
"We should all start to live before we get too old. Fear is stupid. So are regrets." - Marilyn Monroe
"Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. The fearful are caught as often as the bold." - Helen Keller
Each of us must confront our own fears, must come face to face with them. How we handle our fears will determine where we go with the rest of our lives. To experience adventure or to be limited by the fear of it." - Judy Blume
"Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Let me not pray to be sheltered from dangers, but to be fearless in facing them. Let me not beg for the stilling of my pain, but for the heart to conquer it." - Rabindranath Tagore