How To Build Courage “Muscles” in Everyday Life

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Courage is not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. So how do you build courage despite fear? Join us as we interview Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener, Wellbeing Researcher and Foremost Authority on Positive Psychology Coaching.

0:00 Learning outcomes.
1:40 What brought you to research courage, and what are your aspirations and beliefs?
4:10 What is courage, and what are some misconceptions around courage?
6:51 A simple definition of courage is the ability to do something that frightens one. What is the “something” that we need to do during this pandemic despite fear or hardship?
8:33 Globally, people feel fearful, discouraged, and despair due to the rising number of deaths and constant disruptions from the COVID pandemic. What role does courage play?
18:10 How can we build the courage to navigate pain and suffering as individuals and communities?
36:24 How can we apply positive psychology coaching to help people build courage?
39:00 What is one thing that you have been doing this week to look after your wellbeing?