The 4 Types of Courage

Recently I saw a documentary about a guy called Dean Potter.  Dean is a mountaineer who specialises in an art called slack rope walking or ‘slacklining’ for short.  Simply put, this is a sort of tightrope walk between peaks on a mountain, often with no...

39 Ways To Conquer Fear

On Saturday 20 March I delivered a 1-day workshop at Queen’s University called To Boldly Go: How To Be Fearless.  Since you ask, it went well, thanks very much.  In it, I explored 39 techniques to help participants overcome everyday fear and build their...

How To Be Fearless

In the summer of 2008 I wrote a blog called How To Be Brave.  It proved to be one of our most popular blogs hit-wise.  So I followed it up with  How To Be Brave: The Return.  Now I’m aiming at an all-out workshop on the topic! So on Saturday 20 Feb 10 2010...
How to Be Brave: The Return

How to Be Brave: The Return

I’ve had a few positive comments and dozens of views on a blog I wrote in July called How to Be Brave. The gist of it was that it’s possible to overcome the feeling of fear by first of all acting as if you were not afraid. If you can put on a good enough...