Clarity vs Fear

I read an article a few weeks ago that I can't stop thinking about. 

It's titled "Are you fighting for success in life or drifting?"
 and was written by Kimberly Giles.

Kimberly is a life-coach and she writes the
 "LIFEadvice" column for KSL News.
In the column, people ask her life questions and 
she coaches them (and us readers) with 
suggestions and advice to help them better their lives.

The article discusses weather or not 
you are just drifting through life.

Kimberly says that, "You may be just generally
 unhappy with yourself and life, but can't see a way to change it." She calls this state "Stuck in fear drifting" and she got that term from Napoleon Hill's book, "Outwitting the devil."

His book Hill explains that, "drifters are people who dwell in fear and neglect to use their minds to choose their way out. Drifters let other people and situations influence their emotions and they mindlessly react to life with the same old patterns over and over."

(The words "mindlessly reacting to life" make me think of zombies. Read how to cure the zombie virus here)

She goes on to say, "Everyone experiences hard times, failures, embarrassments, and mistakes. They are part of the classroom of life, but drifters let those disappointments and failures stop them. They let the fear of failure (the fear of not being good enough) convince them it's safer to stop trying, stretching and shooting high, that it's safer to pull back and stay where you are." 

Napoleon Hill claims that 98% of people
 fall into the "drifter" category. 

Kimberly then lists 9 suggestions for "breaking free from drifting." 

You can read the them here

She states that, "The most successful people are those who had experienced great failures and set-backs but had the capacity to surmount failure without being discouraged. These people learned to use their minds to choose how they were going to experience those setbacks. They understood they had control over how those failures affected their value. They learned how to see themselves, other people and situations accurately (without fear of not being good enough) they were people with defined purpose, who set goals, believed in themselves and didn't let any situation or person stop them. They understood the classroom of life gives you problems, but it also provides solutions."

In addition to the 9 suggestions for breaking free from drifting, Kimberly also offers everyone a free "Personal Fear Assessment" which will help show you exactly how 
"fear is affecting your thinking and your life." 

You can take the assessment here 

Well thanks for reading! What do you think? 
What is one thing you can do to help yourself break free from drifting? 

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