Recently, I finished listening to Brendon Burchard’s book High Performing Habits. It’s actually my second time listening to it because it is THAT good. I tend to listen my favorite books on tape multiple times and every time I walk away learning something new that I missed the first time around.
This time it was the saying, “Courage is contagious”. As soon as he said that phrase it really hit home, and I instantly wrote it in my phone so I wouldn’t forget. Courage is contagious. It’s a saying that has been used for a long time and after Googling it last night I saw that there are MANY books with that phrase or something similar somewhere in their title. I know I had heard it before, but for some reason when he said it that day it really resonated with me. It made me stop and think about the times in my own life where I’ve been courageous and impacted others, on top of the times I’ve watched someone be courageous and was inspired by THEIR courage.
While I was Googling the phrase “Courage is contagious”, I stumbled across Brene Brown’s extended version of that where she says, “Every time we choose courage, we make everyone around us a little better and the world a little braver.”
Since last week was International Women’s Day, I can’t help but think about all of the amazing, powerful brave women that I look up to. Women who have moved mountains, whether everyone can see those mountains or not. I have been lucky enough to watch women change lives and inspire others to do the same.
When I think of courage, I think of them. Continue reading “Courage is Contagious: GIRL POWER”