Are your fears holding you back from living the life you deserve? Do you wish you could show more courage in your day-to-day dealings with others? If you had more courage, maybe you could ask for that raise you've been waiting for, feel more confident in closing that next sale, or even invite the girl of your dreams to go out on a date! The possibilities are endless! But what is courage, really? Courage is the ability to continue moving forward even in the face of challenge, adversity, and fear. Without fear, there could be no bravery. So being courageous is largely about managing fear as best you can and still taking the best action available to you. Courage Is Like A Psychological Muscle. Being brave is similar to lifting weights. The more you participate, the easier it becomes. Alternatively, the more you're willing to use and accept fear as an excuse not to move forward, the easier that path becomes. You get good at the things you practice regularly.