Part 2. The Power of Courage

You validate your ideas by pursuing them.” -Mel Robbins

Courage is a push that unlocks opportunities that are behind what is scary, uncertain, and difficult. We cannot wait for the “right time” to improve our lives. That is an excuse. We avoid an action only because of fear of rejection, failure, or looking bad. We can be afraid and do it anyway.

Our feelings are responsible for our decisions, even when we know they are not the right ones. We cannot control how we feel, but we can control how we act by ignoring our feelings. The counting back interrupts the usual pattern of behavior and distracts from feelings. By changing our behavior, we change our self-perception.

Actions to take