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How to cope with fear?

to be afraid or angry? To worry or keep calm? It appears, the choice is in the majority of situations.

To worry and be afraid - things very unpleasant. Especially, when nervousness arises in such situations in which the person should be quiet and collected, for example. at examinations. Or when the fear prevents to make something important and necessary.

To avoid unnecessary nervousness and fear, it is necessary to learn to distinguish fear for nervousness. In psychology there is a method of definition of concepts. It is semantic differentiation. The essence of a method is that the corresponding ponyatiy is estimated on a seven-ball scale by means of adjectives, opposite on value, for example, normal - abnormal.

Adjectives are selected so that to estimate force and activity of concept. This method is applied to differentiation of such concepts as nervousness and fear.

On the basis of a scale of semantichny differentiation nervousness is estimated. as unpleasant, but normal state. Usually nervousness brakes activity of the person. Cases. when at nervousness activity of the person increases. much less.

Sensation of fear. on semantichny differentiation also unpleasant, but important. It activates psychological activity of most of people.

Thus, nervousness and fear have both general signs, and differences. Nervousness is estimated by many people more negatively, than fear. Perhaps because at nervousness it is more difficult to organize himself on active actions, and at fear of people works more actively.

Nervousness can be considered as a special kind of fear. And fear of a component of nervousness.

For anybody not a secret that any emotion does not pass completely. Kazhday emotion causes changes in an organism. And traces of often repeating emotions are visible on a face. This feature is used by physiognomics.

Also many diseases arise from - for such emotions as nervousness and fear. It is not surprising because at fear and nervousness breath becomes frequent, pressure changes.

Having learned to differentiate concepts fear and nervousness, it is possible to bring quickly itself to a normal state and to avoid negative consequences of these emotions.

Nervousness differs from fear in the fact that it does not demand any immediate actions. It is easier to get rid of it, than for fear. For example, agitation before examination easily passes if to imagine. that examination - a trifle, from - for whom you should not worry. And if soberly to assess a situation and to understand that nervousness only prevents to solve the put tasks.

It is more difficult to cope with fear. The fear happens uncontrollable, inexplicable. The Staky state it is very difficult to cope. If it was succeeded to find the fear reasons, it becomes simpler to get rid of such state.

In certain cases byvvat to become angry enough. Fear and rage of a state incompatible. To become angry and work much better, than to be sent passively to the power of fear.

So if the person in panic is afraid of any situation, for example, a campaign to the stomatologist or a dark entrance, in the first case there is enough razozlitya on that stomatologist. because of which vpervyy there was sensation of fear before dental care. In the second case, it is possible to become angry on ZhEK, on neighbors, on himself, and. having banished fear rage, to replace a bulb at an entrance.

Anyway, it is necessary to be able to operate the emotional state and to replace such negative unpleasant emotions as nervousness and fear with more positive.