What comes first – bravery or action?
So often in our heads we think we need to be brave or confident before we can take action – I need to be more confident before I ask that person out on a date; I need to be brave/confident before I go for my dream job or start a business; I need to be brave before I can speak out on these controversial topics.
If we think like this we start looking for answers outside ourselves, we start looking for what can make us brave or more confident.
Like, a new lipstick will make me feel confident. More research and experience will make me feel brave and so on.
But it doesn’t work like this.Continue reading