Monthly Archive: October 2015

Life Lessons from Monica Lewinsky

Monica Lewinsky is one of the bravest persons on our planet. In this powerful TED talk she tells her story of being ‘patient zero’ of a cyber bullying culture in reference to the major scandal in the 90s that attracted online attention globally. Watch and listen to a powerful life lesson from Monica Lewinsky.

“Not a day goes by that I am not reminded of my mistake, and I regret that mistake deeply,” Lewinsky says in her talk. “In 1998, after having been swept up in an improbable romance, I was then swept up into the eye of a political, legal and media maelstrom like we had never seen before.”
 
 
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The Small Scale Approach to Courage

You probably already heard that growth begins where your comfort zone ends. To visit the outer rims of your comfort zone and even crossing over some times is where your courage grows. Building courage can be done in a small scale approach.

Howling in the street!
In my mission in bringing more courage to the world one blog post at a time I performed the howling challenge. This is from the list created by Till Gross that you can find on his blog comfortzonecrusher.com

Behaving silly in public might seem – well silly and maybe even pointless to some. But honestly – most of the funny things in life are just that: Silly but they are definitely not pointless. The goal is to have more fun in life and build courage.

Has doing all these challenges helped me in my life: You bet it has! Not only do I feel much braver I am also less worried about making mistakes. And I think that is a winning recipe for creating great things in life.

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Dancing in Public

Aristotle believed courage to be the most important quality in a human.But it’s difficult to be brave and conquer your fears if you don’t know what they are. So being honest with yourself in...