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Courage

If there's one thing I know about conquering MD, it's that it takes courage. Facing the scary things in life that I haven't wanted to look at or feel, and have been trying to escape from takes courage. Building a life from scratch that I've let crumble away takes courage. Feeling the shame from wasting years of my life living in my mind, and moving forward anyway takes courage. Choosing the uncertainty of reality over the secure stagnation of fantasy takes courage. This virtue is key to… Continue

Added by Laura Gardiner on November 7, 2012 at 11:25pm — 2 Comments

helpful quote by Dale Carnegie

“Inaction breeds doubt and fear. Action breeds confidence and courage. If you want to conquer fear, do not sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” - Dale Carnegie

Added by Laura Gardiner on May 7, 2012 at 1:53am — 2 Comments

A quote from 'Way of the Peaceful Warrior' by Dan Millman

     "Dan, you are suffering; you do not fundamentally enjoy your life.  Your entertainments, your playful affairs, and even your gymnastics are temporary ways to distract you from your underlying sense of fear."

     "Wait a minute, Soc."  I was irritated.  "Are you saying that gymnastics and sex and movies are bad?"

     "Of course not.  But for you they're addictions, not enjoyments.  You use them to distract you from your chaotic inner life - the parade of regrets,…

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Added by Laura Gardiner on March 9, 2012 at 11:37pm — 1 Comment

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