I read some posts this week with a focus on bravery. I wasn’t looking for them, but they made me stop and think. It’s interesting that bravery is such an important topic for both kids and adults.
Be Brave Posts – for Kids and Adults
Matt B Gomez has a post called “Be Brave: The Only Rule in My Kindergarten Classroom” in which Matt recommends being brave as the perfect way for kids to deal with many issues, including “bullying, friendships, tying shoes, monkey bars, missing Mom, touching worms, tasting new food….”
Entrepreneur has a thought-provoking post for entrepreneurs (which has much to say for any adult): “Seth Godin on the 3 Essential Skills Every Entrepreneur Should Cultivate.” It talks about the importance of fighting fear by quieting the “lizard brain,” defined by Seth Godin as “the resistance. The resistance is the voice in the back of our head telling us to back off, be careful, go slow, compromise….”
ProBlogger has a post on “3 Questions to Ask When Facing Fear [And Why Wobbly Courage Is Enough].” This was published after I published this post, but it’s too good to leave out.
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How often do we … both kids and adults … simply need to be brave?
Photo Credit: Background image by Lawren.