Marquita Herald: Strategies to Build Courage and Conquer Fear

Openhearted Rebel

Written by Marquita Herald, Emotionally Resilient Living, June 27, 2014 | Thanks to Awakening Daily.

Cultivating courage is not a choice reserved for a brave few; it’s an option open to anyone with a passion for creating their own life experience.

Embrace CourageWhat do you think of when you hear the word courage?

Perhaps you think of a firefighter or soldier; someone bravely fighting a battle with a life-threatening disease, or possibly someone rebuilding their life after a catastrophic accident.

But courage has many faces. If you are struggling with depression, getting out of bed in the morning is courage; leaving a successful career to strike out on your own requires courage, and if you’re painfully shy, that first time you speak up at a meeting takes great courage.

True courage isn’t the absence of fear, it’s feeling and acknowledging the fear and moving forward anyway, and it’s an attribute that…

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