Follow Your Heart and Keep Going

When you think of courage, what images come to mind?

For many people, it’s a fireman running into a burning building, a soldier storming into battle, or a mother protecting her children from imminent danger.

While these are indeed all examples of courage, they represent only a small percentage of the courageous acts shown by countless people every day.


Courage comes from the Latin root word, “cor” which means “of the heart,” so to have courage literally means to follow your heart.

As long as you are alive, your heart keeps beating. Sometimes it is loud and fierce, guiding you in bold directions. Other times it is soft and steady, quietly encouraging you to pursue a simple dream. But all the while, it keeps going.

Courage doesn’t mean we have to defeat the enemy or save someone in distress. Courage is just being willing to make a change, take a risk or pursue a dream.

As long as you are willing to rise when you have fallen, press on, and persevere to the end, you are acting with great courage. And your obstacles will eventually have no choice but to succumb to your strength of will.

How can YOU live courageously TODAY?

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About djwlifecoach

As a retired board-certified coach, author and Reiki master teacher, I continue to share hope, possibilities and empowerment with the world. What's love got to do with minimizing stress and getting unstuck? Everything! My book, "Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life!" (Hay House/Balboa Press 2013) shares my story and the stories of 10 of my clients along with my signature Discovery Framework. During my 30 years as an organization transformation consultant, I served as a senior partner in four of the world's largest, most prestigious global professional services firms. In 2005, I took a five-year sabbatical to find healing and peace because non-stop work had taken its toll. My recovery from burnout, including a sustained 80-pound weight loss and freedom from 10 years of debilitating depression, led to finding my purpose sharing hope, possibilities and empowerment with the world. Through healing and self-exploration, I discovered that loving yourself unconditionally is the key to transforming your personal life, your work and the world. With attention and intention, I learned to live in alignment with love through a wealth of energy-shifting tools and techniques that help me reduce stress, anxiety and overwhelm by releasing limiting beliefs, emotions and habits. My books, blog and radio episodes help individuals and organizations harness the transformative energy of love to turn unexplored possibilities into fulfilling realities and step into their greatness. Learn more and access FREE resources at For fun, I love singing, reading, sewing, knitting, golfing and movies. I live in Williamsburg, Virginia with my husband, Wilson, and the coaching cats who manage my life—SiddhaLee and Maisy Jane.
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