I once heard that fear isn't bad, in fact it's healthy. It is the panic that we sometimes allow ourselves to feel when we are afraid that is truly dangerous. Psychology Today describes fear as a vital response to physical and emotional danger or in simpler terms, an important part of being human. Without fears, we wouldn't have any internal warning bell to let us know when there is actual danger around us to be aware of. Despite this being an important part of life, I've come to realize how many people choose to ignore their fears instead of just facing them. I think that no matter how scared you are, you have to face your fears or at least do something to work towards getting over them. Whether it's a simple fear, like someone telling their crush how they feel or complex, like death. Whether it's something small, like spiders or big, like heights, I feel like you need to confront them. When you don't confront your fears or at least even acknowledge them, you allow the fear to build inside you and it gets to a point where you are terrified.