We become brave by doing brave acts.
When we move to doing something new, something scary, something uncertain, it can be deeply unpleasant.
But it doesn’t have to be.
Leo from ZenHabits guides us through uncertain times and encourages us to embrace the fear and uncertainty, to welcome the uncomfortable feelings and to remember why we are doing what we are doing.
Feeling the fear and uncertainty fully, allowing it to be, even welcoming it… this shows us that it’s not so bad. It’s nothing to panic about. We can grow up from our childish need to run, and instead just stay with it patiently, with gentleness and compassion.
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