“One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.”-- Maya Angelou
Not all people have the courage to face every challenge in life. Those who are surpass all their obstacles by taking risks bravely. Courage is not innate. But, everyone is equipped with a certain amount of it, which allows them to face their fears and take risks without losing faith and try to continue living even if it is tough.
Courage is what everybody wants. It is an attribute of good character that makes anyone worthy of respect. In this book, you will learn everything about developing courage and how you can use it to face challenges in life. So, take this opportunity to learn more about courage and discover the perks of developing enough courage to win any battle.
Everyone is afraid of something. But, being courageous can let you face or overcome your fears in life, even if it means that you have to make sacrifice or take risks. If you think you don’t have the courage to surpass all the challenges in life, well you are wrong. Life will never run out of challenges. They are a part of everyone’s lives. That is the reason why every person is equipped with courage to win their battles in life. You may not know about the existence of courage in your system, but how do you think you have faced your fears since you were just a little kid?
Courage is one’s ability to confront pain, fear, uncertainty, intimidation or danger. There are different types of courage, which may range from endurance and physical strength to mental stamina and innovation. Some of the types of courage are:
- Physical Courage
This is the courage used when facing hardship, physical pain, threats of death or death.
- Moral Courage
This is the ability of a person to act appropriately when facing an opposition, scandal, discouragement or shame.In several traditions, courage has the same meaning as fortitude. In Western tradition, the notable ideas of courage came from philosophers including Aquinas, Aristotle, and Kierkegaard. In Eastern tradition, several descriptions of courage were provided by Tao Te Ching.
Attributes of Courage
Courage is something that everybody wants. Most of you have heard of or seen courage in numerous stories or even movies. In fact, history books have taught everyone how to be brave and courageous. There may different types of courage. You should develop more of it as it can give you an edge and may lead you to success. If you think you don’t have enough courage, then spend some time learning the different attributes of courage. They include:
- Feeling Fear Yet You Choose to ActMany people are afraid of certain situations, yet most of them choose to act instead of letting fear eat them. Courage is not the absence of fear; it is overcoming your fears. Keep in mind that true courage means facing danger whenever you are afraid.
- Following Your HeartAchieving all of your dreams may seem impossible. In the world, your time is limited and you need to follow your heart and be courageous and your dreams will be achieved.
- Standing Up For What Is RightNot all have the courage to speak against injustice. It takes a lot of courage to stand up and speak for what is right. Courage will also teach you when it is the right time to sit and listen.
There are other attributes of courage. If you want to be more courageous, you will need to start practicing today. Everyone has the power to boost their courage. You too can develop courage, which you can use as your tool to beat your enemies and other things that may block your path to sucess.