What if when you are about to do something scary, instead of worrying about what you might lose, you focus on what you could gain.
E.L. Chappel author of Spirit Dance/Storm Makers/Coming very soon: The Surge
When your internal critic starts to get worried about being embarrassed or failing, assure her/him that it’s going to be okay—even if you miss the target, you still tried. (And if you have the courage to step-up again, you’ll be better the second, the third, and fourth time.)
aka The Glamorous Wife