25
Feb

Fear Is a Jail of It’s Own

15
Feb

Not Dancing to the Step?

“Life is not unlike a cinema. Each scene has its own music, and the music is created for the scene, woven to it in ways we do not understand. No matter how much we may love the melody of a bygone day or imagine the song of a future one, we must dance within the music of today, or we

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13
Feb

Winston Churchill’s Courage

“On one of Churchill’s full moon weekends at Ditchley, Diana Cooper, wife of Information Minister Duff Cooper, told Churchill that the best thing he had done was to give people courage. He did not agree. ‘I never gave them courage, he said. ‘I was able to focus theirs’.” – The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson, page 483 

9
Feb

21 Inspiring Courage Quotes Worth Embracing

Quotes are wonderful because they allow us to reflect and then take action. Extracted from over 25 years of original courage research, here are just 21 of my favorite quotes: “Your courage is at the highest when you choose to take action; inaction saps the will of your character.” “Since the start of time, courage has been a potential for

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8
Feb

Open Doors

Learn the alchemy true human beings know. The moment you accept what troubles you’ve been given, the door will open. — Rumi

2
Feb

Courageous or Heroic?

While many claim that courage and heroic are synonymous, commingling them as such does a disservice to the concept of courage. Firefighter Captain Mary agrees, “People notice heroes dealing with disaster and emergency responses. When a civilian dials 911 for help, it’s a day from hell for his/her life. But, it’s no big deal to me. I don’t appreciate it

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12
Jan

Courage Opens All Doors (for Seniors)!

How long will you keep pounding on an open door, begging someone to answer? – Rabia, Sufi Mystic “When one door closes, another door opens,” states an old adage. How many of us have heard or read that statement when facing a particularly difficult obstacle? Seniors may find themselves experiencing that phrase when they deal with a difficult member of

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8
Dec

When You Are Called, Will You Be Courageous?

The word “courage” seems to be such a “big” word in our culture since it is frequently associated with sensationalism and tragic circumstances; yet, it simply means, “heart.” On the extreme, courage is associated with the whistle blowers witnessed at WorldCom and Enron. Too me, “simply courage” is best quoted by Robert Louis Stevenson: “Everyday courage has few witnesses. But

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14
Nov

The Language of Courage

Words are a form of action, capable of influencing change. — Ingrid Bengis “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” This old adage is false. Because words are so powerful, they can hurt you, but they can also get you positive results at work, such as increased productivity, improved morale, enhanced project effectiveness, a

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9
Nov

Accumulative Drops of Kindness and Courage

“Everyone has the opportunity to contribute harmony and beauty by kindness to others and thereby support the human spirit. That which is freely given to life flows back to us because we are equally part of that life. Like ripples on the water, every gift returns to the giver. What we affirm in others, we actually affirm in ourselves.” –David

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