When a powerful male hero is emotionally honest, it destigmatizes the display of emotion by men and reminds us that, regardless of gender, we all share the trait of humanity.
We can easily fall into the false beliefs that all units of time are equal, and that we must follow a prescribed timeline. But this belief ignores other facts about how we measure time.
To build confidence in doing anthing, you must do the thing. Beyond that, it’s the way you practice that builds confidence. Why sub-optimal conditions and failure are better vehicles to build confidence than perfect circumstances and success.
The fear of change is discussed often. But change comes when we set new standards. And that comes with its own fears.
Lasting change is born in a moment of resolve. In that moment, we create a new standard that drives us forward in our commitment to change.
We need to stop making “negative” emotions wrong, and instead learn how to embrace them to catalyze growth.
It’s easy to say “don’t act from fear,” but how do you know when you’re in fear? And how do you know which path to take? We always know, even when we think we don’t know.