Courage Embraces Self-Love

The experience of self-love reveals itself around my level of courage. I constantly monitor my spirit and ask, “Is my reservoir of courage brimming over or is it low?” Generally, there is a correlation: if my reservoir of courage is low, then usually my self-love is waning. I know that courage is a state of mind, and I must diligently

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Do You Use the Word Courage??

Courrrrage said the Cowardly Lion from the “Wizard of OZ”! Yes, this word is hard to say! When was the last time you used it? Have you ever gone through your work day and looked in the mirror and said, “I wish I’d had more courage!”? My interactive approach as a presenter goes beyond being motivational: the angle brings a

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Courage Innately Motivates

Clip from a recent interview: “I love that my courage is my friend during times of uncertainty or difficult transitions,” says Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert and author of Courage: The Heart and Spirit of Every Woman.“There is no need for me to run from myself. My courage permits me to be innately motivated. In courage, my life expresses

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Claim Your Courage


Thank-You for My Courage!


Never Turn a Blind Eye


The Gift of Ordinary Courage

“And while it takes courage to achieve greatness, it takes more courage to find fulfillment in being ordinary. For the joys that last have little relationship to achievement, to standing one step higher on the victory platform. What is the adventure in being ordinary? It is daring to love just for the pleasure of giving it away. It is venturing

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10 Courageous Conversation Questions You Can Apply at Work

You’re too intimidated to have that overdue conversation at work so you utilize a form of ambiguity that keeps everyone guessing? You’re a manager whose style of managing is hands-off. This way you don’t have to suggest ideas that might offend, be misunderstood, or be accountable. Whether you’re a manager, human resource director or CEO, you are often required (hard-pressed)

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Take Courage!

Take Courage! Be Your Authentic Self. Webster’s defines courage as mental or moral strength, and courage comes from the Old French word corage, meaning heart and spirit. So, it has little to do with society’s label of physical bravado. It’s something that originates within you, at the core of your being. Awareness of this untapped reservoir of empowerment enables you

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Courage Is Standard Equipment

“Every day courage is standard equipment in everyone,” believes The Courage Expert, Sandra Ford Walston. When self-doubt creeps in, ask: ‘How can I act with courage?’ Pause and reflect! “It’s likely that you already know what action is required. But knowing isn’t enough! Courage requires you to then take action; whether that’s standing alone on a business issue, or confronting

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