A surfer heads out to catch a New Year’s Day wave in the Pacific Ocean off Huntington Beach, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2014. This can be a year of living adventurously if you confront the fears that might be holding you back. “Courage is a muscle in your brain, and every day you exercise it makes it stronger,” says author Jaimal Yogis.
A surfer heads out to catch a New Year’s Day wave in the Pacific Ocean off Huntington Beach, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2014. This can be a year of living adventurously if you confront the fears that might be holding you back. “Courage is a muscle in your brain, and every day you exercise it makes it stronger,” says author Jaimal Yogis. GETTY
A surfer heads out to catch a New Year’s Day wave in the Pacific Ocean off Huntington Beach, Calif., on Jan. 1, 2014. This can be a year of living adventurously if you confront the fears that might be holding you back. “Courage is a muscle in your brain, and every day you exercise it makes it stronger,” says author Jaimal Yogis. GETTY

Learn to conquer fear and build courage

January 06, 2014 09:22 PM

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