Why Do We Need Courage In Our Life?

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Why Do We Need Courage In Our Life?

It takes a lot of courage to live life to the fullest. To truly be happy and content with our lives, we need to be courageous. We need to be brave enough to take risks, face our fears, and stand up for what we believe in.

It’s not always easy to be courageous. It’s often scary, shakes our confidence and it can be difficult to know what to do. But, if we want to live fulfilling and meaningful lives, we need to find the courage to do what’s right for us. Even when it makes us feel like a failure, we need to recognize that the act of being courageous is not about being perfect. It is about being brave enough to try, even when we are afraid.

What Is Courage?

It is said that courage is not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The dictionary defines courage as “the ability to do something that frightens one”. Courage is the ability to confront fear, pain, danger, uncertainty, or intimidation. It can be physical and mental. It is the strength to do something that frightens us.

It is the ability to face our demons and continue on. It is what gives us the power to stand up to bullies and fight for what is right. It is the ability to stand up for ourselves and others, even when we are outnumbered or outgunned. It is the ability to speak our truth, even when it is unpopular. Courage is what makes us human.

Getting Out Of Your Comfort Zone

We all have a comfort zone where things feel familiar, we have low levels of anxiety and stress. In this zone, we have can achieve a steady level of performance but there is very little growth in this zone.

Our creativity and innovation are often stifled in our comfort zones. To truly excel and reach our potential, we need to step outside of our comfort zone and into the realm of the unknown. We need to push ourselves to try new things and take risks. It may be scary at first, because you are leaving the known and familiar but it’s when we step out of our comfort zones that we can truly grow and achieve greatness.

Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship

Denzel Washington

In order to get out of your comfort zone, you must be courageous. This means that you have to be willing to take risks, even if you’re not sure what the outcome will be. It takes guts to step outside of your comfort zone and into the unknown. But, if you want to achieve great things, you have to be willing to take risks. Get out of your comfort zone and into the world of possibilities.

So Why Do We Need Courage?

In short, you need courage to be able to face your fears and not be defeated by them. Courage is the quality that allows us to stand up to life’s challenges and not be overwhelmed by them. Simply put, without courage we would not be able to live a rich and meaningful life.

Courage Is For Opening The Door To Happiness

Without courage, we would never be able to take the first step towards happiness. Happiness is something that we all want to achieve in our lives, but it is not always easy to obtain. It takes courage to face our fears and to take the necessary actions to achieve happiness. It is important to remember that happiness is not a destination, but a journey. We will never be perfectly happy, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t strive for it.

Let’s say for example you are an adult and never learned how to ride a bicycle as a child but have the desire to go for bike rides on the weekends. If for years, you have let the fear of falling or looking ridiculous in front of your family and friends hold you back, this is where you need to call on your courage to take just a small step and open the door. Opening the door could be just a simple thing like booking adult bike riding lessons and making a commitment to stick with it no matter what.

Once the door is open, happiness is waiting on the other side. The key is to take that first step and have the courage to open the door. Once you do, you will be rewarded with happiness that you never thought possible.

Courage Is For Following Your Dreams

When it comes to following your dreams, courage is key. It takes courage to pursue your passions and put yourself out there. Don’t let fear hold you back from going after what you want in life. Be brave and go after your dreams with everything you’ve got. You never know what you might achieve if you just have the courage to go for it.

Follow your heart, and don’t be afraid to take the occasional detour or be the laughing stock. At the end of the day, as long as you’re happy with the decisions you’ve made, that’s all that matters. Life is too short to worry about what other people think. Go out there, live your life to the fullest, and never look back.

So if you’re looking to achieve something extraordinary in your life, know that it will take a lot of courage to get there. The most important thing is to never give up on your dreams. It may take years of hard work and dedication, but stay focused and keep your eye on the prize.

Courage Is For Wanting More

Most people think of courage as the ability to do something difficult or dangerous. But true courage is often about doing something difficult or dangerous because you want more for yourself or your life. It’s about taking risks and pushing yourself to reach your full potential. So, if you’re looking to add more of anything meaningful to your life, remember that it starts with courage.

A lot of us struggle with wanting more for ourselves. Most of us have been brought up to believe that wanting more for yourself is a bad thing. These beliefs have been passed down from generations that grew up during the war or during segregation when resources were scarce. If you had one of something, you were considered lucky and if you wanted more, you were chastised for being ‘selfish’. These beliefs frame the lens through which we see the world and limit us whether we realise it or not.

Let’s say you want a bigger house or a better job and you have no idea how you are going to increase your income or get a bigger house. The first step is to realise that is a normal part of life to seek expansion. Look at nature, things are always growing and reproducing and when they don’t it’s a sign of death and decay.

You do not need to have it all figured out but you can start where you are and do what you can with what you have. Start attending some open homes for the type of house you want to live in, it’s free to do. Make an appointment with a recruiter to see if there are other companies that pay more for your skill set, or make an appointment with your boss to see what opportunities are available within the company. You will never know what opportunities are available to you if you do not develop the habit of asking for more.

Allow yourself to want more, it is not selfish. It is part of how we are coded genetically. Wanting more only becomes a problem when you take from other people or prevent other people from exercising their inherent right to want and pursue more.

Courage Is For Facing Fear

When we are faced with our fears, we can either let them conquer us or we can conquer them. It is up to us to decide which path we will take.

And now I know, everything you ever wanted is on the other side of fear”

Viola Davis

Everything that you want is on the other side of fear. Fear is what holds us back from achieving our dreams. It is what keeps us from doing things that make us happy, it stops us from following our dreams, it stops us from wanting more for our lives.

You need the courage to take risks and reach your full potential. But if you want to achieve something great, you need to have the courage to face your fears. Courage is what you must have to be willing to take risks and put yourself out there. Everything that you want is on the other side of fear. So, don’t let fear hold you back. Take a chance and go after your dreams.


When we are courageous, we are putting our faith in ourselves that we can overcome the challenge. We are saying that we are not going to be controlled by our fears. Courage is not always easy. It often requires us to step out of our comfort zones, into the unknown, and try something new. But it is always worth it.

Check out this e-book which is designed to help you embrace living courageously. When you are courageous, you are living your best life and being true to yourself and your values. You live with integrity.

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