“Our willingness to own and engage with our vulnerability determines the depth of our courage and the clarity of our purpose.” ~Brené Brown
Being willing to engage with our own vulnerability is not a form of weakness; it’s a sign of courage and strength.
How well do you engage with your vulnerability?
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“Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent.” ~Marilyn vos Savant
Giving up is so tempting when we are feeling defeated and discouraged, but defeat doesn’t have to be the end. Hang in there!
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“Fear is a reaction. Courage is a decision.” ~Sir Winston Churchill
We may be living in fearful times, but we don’t have to let that drive us. We always have the choice to act with courage and love instead of reacting out of fear.
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“Courage is like a muscle. We strengthen it by use.” ~Ruth Gordo
Courage is a skill we develop through practice. Every time we face our fears and do what scares us anyway, we strengthen our courage muscle.
Want more courage? Do something courageous. It’s that simple … and that hard.
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“Courage starts with showing up and letting ourselves be seen.” ~Brené Brown
It takes courage to step out from behind all of our masks and personas and roles that we use to keep ourselves hidden, but on the other side is so much relief from being able to be who we really are.
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