One way to deal with fear is to reprogram ourselves out of it. This can be easier than it sounds because we can only experience one strong feeling at a time. Begin by getting yourself pumped and into a peak state where you are feeling fearless. An easy way for me to do this is through music.
For example, recently while virtual traveling, I became fascinated by a particular YouTube video of crown Prince Fazza skydiving over Palm Island in Dubai. He was gliding calmly and effortlessly, engaging in various acrobatics during his descent. I am not particularly fond of heights, so was impressed and then began to feel exhilarated while watching him having fun in a situation that would have terrified me. I noted that in the background of this video, music was playing, and the words, “You can do anything you want to,” were being repeated.
I had already been introduced to the concept of anchoring by Tony Robbins, where you deliberately set up a trigger to achieve an emotion that you want to feel. So, I took that opportunity to make the song an anchor for me that would trigger the visual and subsequently that peak state of fearlessness whenever I needed it. I put the music on my playlist and now it has become something that I call upon whenever I want to feel fearless. Here is the YouTube video of which I am speaking: