Have you ever set a well-intentioned goal for yourself but, for some reason, you've been unable to reach it? In many of these cases, there is one controlling factor holding you back: fear. Sometimes it hides quietly beneath the surface with a firm, silent grasp and other times it emerges bold and paralyzing. In either instance, the fear is in control -- and there's only one way to overcome it.
While on tour for Oprah's The Life You Want Weekend, best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert spoke to the audience about fear, sharing her advice for how they -- and anyone else -- can overcome the fear and anxiety holding them back from making real changes in their lives.