“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along… You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” Eleanor Roosevelt
Would you agree with me that courage is a fundamental essence of life? Do you believe that by using your courage, you can break solid walls and go beyond your limits? I certainly do because fear is an illusion but courage is real.
Every time I look back on life and recap my biggest breakthroughs, courage was always part of it. It often wasn’t easy in the process, but once I overcame it, there was an enormous amount of strength circulating through my body. I started to understand this process because it was simple. Act courageously, gain strength.
I know that out there is a countless amount of people dealing with fears and finding ways how to overcome, including myself. Here are 3 reasons why acting with courage is a must if you want to become mentally stronger and successfully deal with any obstacle which comes along the way.
1. Courage will teach you to fight
You will fight your fears, and that’s where the biggest strength comes from. If you are going just to sit there, and let fear takes over your life, then this article isn’t for you. But if you decide to stand up for yourself, no matter what is happening in your life, get ready for a fight.
This is the point where you discover your strength; this is the point where you see how far you can go. No matter who you are or what you do, fear is going to be a part of your life. The question is “Are you going to let it stop you from growth, or you take that bitch and kick ass?” That’s all you have to ask yourself.
2. Courageous moments give you experience
Life is the best teacher and experience means power. I hear people often say “Why does this have to happen to me”? They don’t understand that every negative experience or hardships are there to build them up. You would have never become a person you are today if you haven’t fought the difficulties in your life. Celebrate them, be grateful you got this opportunity to train your courage which empowers you.
If you read my articles, you know I always recommend motivational books and audios. But not book or audio gives you as much knowledge and strength as experience. Change your perspective and the next time when you meet with a challenge, face it, be ready to overcome it and move on.
3. You’ll gain confidence by being courageous
So many of us don’t take a chance in life because they don’t believe they can make it or deserve it. It is the lack of confidence. Once you don’t believe in yourself, you don’t take a chance which may scare you because you don’t see a point in doing it. Let me remind you that this is only an illusion you have created in your mind. You deserve everything you want in your life if you have the courage to fight for it.
By practicing your courage, your confidence arises, and that’s a huge benefit for your life and success. You’ll feel more certain of who you are what your purpose of life is. Don’t let anyone or anything take you for granted. Use your courageous potential to achieve every little dream in your life.
What is your secret of living a courageous life? Share it with us and leave a comment below.