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The Ramchal's Mesilas Yesharim when talking about zerizus (zeal) points to the need to find the right level of fear. Once we gain appreciation for maintaining the correct sense of fear it will inevitably remove a sense of recklessness as we act with a more measured approach. דע כי יש יראה ויש יראה: יש יראה ראויה ויש יראה שוטה, יש בטחון ויש הוללות. כי הנה ...


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Sefer HaMidot has a section on Yirah, fear/awe with quick easy points. https://en.m.wikisource.org/wiki/Translation:Sefer_Hamidot#%D7%99%D7%A8%D7%90%D7%94_FEAR_OF_G-D There is a Torah in Likutei Moharan where it's brought that the fear needs to be in three aspects: Fear of God, fear of his father, and fear of his rav. When these three are together then the ...


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