Claire Colvin from The Life says that to overcome fears you should seek Jesus or "...If you do not have a spiritual life or faith consider talking to a pastor or read the Bible.
To which I say... "enh!". My advice is grab a camera. Go out to a public bar and order a beer and a shot. Step outside (if possible), set up your tripod quickly, then inconspicuously remove your shirt and shoes, walk into the frame with only with your pajama bottoms on. take a picture and then split.
p.s. don't forget to tip