An afraid person is likely to act as fleeing, hiding, or freezing from perceived traumatic events.It could convert into a phobia.
Fear can stay in our hearts for some reasons or circumstances, happenings and it changes our behavior. Meditation can help:
The best mantra to eradicate fear is to recite mantras 2 times every day for 40 days created by Guru Gobind Singh in 16th Century. It is called Chandi Di Waar. It is a long mantra and must be recited in full at a time.
Here it is: Chandidivar.pdf
When you recite the whole mantras every day, your subconscious mind achieve the following;