"Be not afraid of anything. You will do marvelous work. it is fearlessness that brings heaven even in a moment." ~VivekanandaWhat is the root of all miseries in the world? Worries.
Why do we worry? We are afraid something will happen. Fear.
What is one major reason we fear? We have done something wrong, something that others should not come to know of.
How do we prevent this fear? Do only right.
How do you decide what is right?
Choose your principles wisely, and stick to them.
How do you choose your principles?
Look at great others.
Gandhi had just two principles - truth & non-violence. (These are almost enough to live a safe life)
Buddha had an extra principle - unconditioned love.
And you could add other principles from other greats too. (Just try to avoid thinking people who live to please others, people who live to make money or people who live like slaves are great)
Not many principles are required for a blissful life. Choose whatever you feel necessary. And then stick to them.
When you do, you will find that you begin to fear less. And then you become fearless.
Courage is the absence of fear.