In the process of doing your thing , there will be times of fear. These can be hard to overcome if you get stuck in the process of fearing them but imagine a situation where fear is absent.
Allowing yourself to make a mistake.
Allowing yourself to not know things.
Allowing yourself to ask questions and learn.
Keeping a mind that's open to do all of the above.
This is known as the beginners mindset, the Japanese term for it is "Shoshin". An example for this would be: Even if you're a Black belt at Karate, you would wear a White belt in a new Dojo to show respect and openness to learning.
When you approach things with a beginners mindset, you enter with a mindset of curiosity compared to doubt, hope compared to inadequacy & desire compared to fear.
In Psychology there are 5 traits that one is considered high or low on:
Imagine for a second where you place on each of these scales, then imagine where you'd like to be. There are a few free tests online to help you understand this even better.
Once you understand this, it will help carve your path out.
I brought this up is to show how significant Openness to Experience is in the process of your life. It's up there with some big traits! Consider it important.
Back to the main point, Making mistakes. Look at it this way:
There's no harm in being wrong & learning. You can always apologise and make up for it if what you're doing crosses a line. It's important to be yourself & what's more important is to take something of value from every interaction you have!
Your Friendly Neighbourhood Keenan™