Courage is a curious thing. Those who have it need not have it explained. Those who do not have it don’t understand it at all. Courage is not the absence of fear. Nor is it fearlessness. Nor is it bravery. People with courage have just as much fear as the next person. Osho explains it like this: “In the beginning there is not much difference between the coward and the … [Read more...] about Courage – What’s In It For You?
Your comfort zone is, well, comfortable. However, it’s a trap. Nothing new or spectacular happens in that comfortable place. Nothing changes. If you want to grow and experience new things, it’s necessary to move beyond your comfort zone. This is easier said than done. Your brain makes your comfort zone feel good, because it believes that’s where you’re safe. The only way … [Read more...] about 11 Ways to Break Out of Your Comfort Zone
Ostriches don’t really bury their heads in the sand. However, that is an apt image for what happens when we try to deny our troubles instead of dealing with them. Denial is a common defense mechanism for avoiding facts that make us uncomfortable. In the short term, it can be constructive if it helps us to gradually come to terms with upsetting news. Troubles arise when … [Read more...] about Are You Living in Denial? Break Free With These Strategies
When you're trying to find a solution to any challenge in your life, you may feel uncomfortable considering the direct approach. These solutions often require more self-discipline, courage, and stamina than we're used to demonstrating. However, most of us also know at our core that if we could just get ourselves to follow through on a direct course of action, our challenge … [Read more...] about Solution To Any Challenge In Your Life
Having the courage to be unique really means being brave enough to be yourself. Certainly this can seem daunting and frightening, because to really live as you are means opening yourself up to the judgement of others. Usually, we shield ourselves from others to some extent. Each of us is uniquely valuable. So why hide the truth of who you are? Imagine what it might be … [Read more...] about Developing The Courage To Be Unique