These Are The People Who Make Me Brave

These Are The People Who Make Me Brave

Every hero of yours has a list of people who empowered them to be brave. This is mostly because our bravery is built one day at a time, so the people who surround us make us brave, with or without our consent. Bravery is contagious after all!

As we grow up, our family and friends teach us to engage with the world by example and by daily attention. I saw this to be true every year I watched my former cello students grow into the humans mirrored after their family and their daily cello practice.

As we become “adults” (whatever that means), our chosen families and the people we spend the most time with become the biggest influence on how courageous our life looks. They inspire our next steps with encouragement or discouragement.

It is for this reason that I want to thank the following people who make me brave…

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You'll receive instructional videos, a .pdf guidebook to use while you're "offline" and a 6-part ritual with easy, step-by-step action items!

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#AskEmilyAnn FB Livestream: Creative Zones

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