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Elevating the strength of character strengths

Elevating the strength of character strengths | Positive futures | Scoop.it

“The purpose of life is to discover your gifts. The meaning of life is to give your gifts away” — David Viscott


It’s one thing to use our strengths for our personal growth and wellbeing, but where the strength in strengths really shines is when we infuse them with purpose. Using our strengths to express our whole, authentic selves in a way that contributes to our own wellbeing – and the wellbeing of the communities and ecosystems we belong.

David Hain's insight:

Focus on your strengths, there are so many ways to find them out and to utilise them!

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8 Really Effective Tricks to Boost Your Courage

8 Really Effective Tricks to Boost Your Courage | Positive futures | Scoop.it

Is fear holding you back from trying something new or going after what you really want? Here are some ways to get past it.

 

I hate fear. Fear has cost me a hefty sum in dental bills from grinding my teeth. Fear interferes with sleep, digestion, and many other things that make life worth living. When you examine some of the worst things human beings have done, you'll often find fear as the root cause. There's no doubt about it: Fear sucks.

 

Here's what's worked best for me over the years. (And if you've found something else that works, I'd love to hear it!)

1. Ask yourself: Should I take action to solve this fear?


Via The Learning Factor, Bobby Dillard, Jean-Philippe D'HALLUIN
David Hain's insight:

"Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear." ~ Mark Twain



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The Learning Factor's curator insight, May 8, 2014 7:26 PM

No doubt about it, fear sucks. Here's how to put it in its place.