Courage Is The Cornerstone To Personal Power And Self-Confidence

by Howard Grant Platt 3rd on December 7, 2010 · 3 comments

in Confidence - Self-Esteem

Courage is the foundation of your personal power and self-confidence, and learning how to strengthen your courage is essential to your personal development journey.

Courage is the outstanding quality of all successful leaders. It is a way of life; it is as much a habit or routine; it is not thought of only in terms of deeds.

CourageIt is not just merely the name you give to someone for putting up with a bad situation. In such a case, most people cope with a problem they can do nothing about.

Showing you have the means, the ability and the willingness to confront your fears is what courage is all about.

Courageous people are not those who are not afraid; they are those people who confront their fears and take action to overcome them.

As a wise man once said, to overcome courage and fear, one must:

“Do The Thing You Fear, And The Death Of Fear Is Certain.”

To Overcome Courage, You Must Overcome Your Fears!

Courage and fear become a habit. If you continually refuse to face your fears and find yourself always backing away, you will habitually back away whenever you are faced with fear.

The sad part is that you will strip yourself of many opportunities if you continually refuse to face your fears.

Throughout this website, I have addressed the ten keys to personal power; as I said, each builds off the other. However, courage truly is the foundation of the ten dominant characteristics.

You must know without doubt or hesitation that you will have the strength of character to step forward and take action in the face of any personal fears you have developed.

You must believe in yourself and know that you will inevitably prevail if you turn the tables and courageously face your fears.

Courage Is The Strength To Push Forward When Faced With Adversity

The real test of our willingness to accept this character is revealed in our daily choices. A person of courage always speaks the truth because lies are the mark of a coward.

Courage is the willingness to speak our minds no matter what others may think if we uphold a firm belief.

In expressing our powers, we must have a voice that is heard, and this will not happen if you do not speak your mind at times when you genuinely believe in yourself.

All your fears can disappear: worries of loss, fears of rejection, fears of failure, anxieties of pain, fears of the loss of a relationship, fears of limitations, and fears of ill health; they will all seem to diminish if only you confront them.

They become their most potent when you try to hide from them and refuse to face them.

Having the courage to confront your fears and deal with them as a person of strong will and character will diminish, deplete, or eradicate those fears.

You And You Alone Hold The Power And The Courage To Create Your Ultimate Destiny!

The Courage For Creating Your Ultimate Destiny

CourageHaving the courage to claim your right to create your ultimate destiny is the powerful force that will guide you to design and live a truly extraordinary life.

Happiness, lasting success,  confidence, strength, wealth, determination, health, fantastic personal relationships, optimism, boundless enthusiasm, unlimited energy, and courage; these will all be yours daily when you choose to create them.

The audio program “Creating Your Ultimate Destiny” is one of the most detailed step-by-step action plans to make real and lasting changes to your life. However, as I have mentioned throughout this site, taking action is the key to all success.

Wishing and hoping will get you nowhere; if you want to live a better, happier, more productive, successful life, you must take action. Sadly, this is as far as most people get because change is scary, but it only takes a little courage to take that next step.

Don’t try to change everything at once; if you do, that will only lead to more failure and make you even less courageous. Choose one small thing you want to change, learn, or improve, and work on that goal until it is achieved. As you do this again and again, you’ll gain more courage with every goal you achieve.

You can start by checking out this highly recommended audio program by clicking on this link, “Creating Your Ultimate Destiny,” This is one of the best personal development audio programs I have ever listened to; it’s entertaining, and it’s an easy to follow blueprint for taking control of your life.

Having The Courage To Persevere In The Face of All Odds!

You must dare to go forward and always face your full potential. The simple truth is that if you are always moving forward, no matter how small an amount, you cannot go backward.

A man of courage is always on the edge of their potential. They are not just sitting back and taking things very easy; they constantly challenge themselves.

This behavior builds personal power, followed by many achievements and great success.

The Great Expression Of Courage Is To Persist In The Face Of Adversity.

Develop the belief that you are unstoppable, and nothing can keep you down.

I have faced many personal challenges throughout my life, and I did so with courage and personal power, and that is why I am here today to share my story.

I have studied these ten keys to personal power for years and have worked hard to put everyone into action when needed.

I was hit with some severe and lasting medical challenges reasonably early in life, but I have handled them with courage and resiliency, and that is what I try to teach through my writing.

To achieve your desired success, you must have the courage to face your fears and chase your dreams.

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Hi, my name is Howard Grant Platt 3rd, and creating this website Positive Thinking For Personal Development has become one of my greatest passions! At the age of 35, I was diagnosed with a rare and incurable medical disorder. As a result of my medical issues, I struggle with various disabilities, which challenge me every day of my life. Positive Thinking has given me the confidence and inner strength to persevere through the most challenging times. I try to use my story to inspire and help others to live up to their full potential. I know my calling in life is to serve others compassionately and to help those in need. Thank you for visiting my site. God Bless!

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Howard G. Platt 111 1 April 9, 2012

Courage resides in all of us but sometimes it takes a little nudge to bring it to the surface. If you have the courage to keep pushing forward even during the hard times you will succeed at anything you put your mind to.

Best Wishes!

Makinde kehinde 2 March 29, 2012

Courage is you living in your world of reality,dreams,wishes,and afraid of uncertainty but go in there like a life saver and manifest no matter how gloomy or bright the moment might be

Makinde kehinde 3 March 29, 2012

Courage is you living in your dreams and manifest no matter how gloomy or bright the moment might be