The Stories of Courage that Inspire Us

Fear Tells Us What We Have to Do

It is one hour before I have to arrive at the studios of Hachette Audio (one of the greatest audiobook companies in the world). It is my first day recording the audiobook version of the Scare Your Soul book. As I threaded the morning Midtown crowds on my way to get a tea, I could barely function...

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What Queen Elizabeth’s Life Teaches Us About Our Own Lives

Queen Elizabeth’s amazing life cannot just be measured in years. Although she lived 96 of them, 70 of which she did on the throne. And when someone passes away, our natural inclination is to look backward and take stock of that life. In honor of the passing of an extraordinary life, I ask you a few questions...

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The Virtues of Getting Lost: A Photo Gallery

Have you ever been in a strange city, unfamiliar with the grid, and gotten lost? It could have all gone terribly wrong, but instead, you found the perfect view or a most hospitable café. In this post, we talk about having the courage to get lost.

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What I Learned from Sending 12,775 Gratitude Texts

What if you texted a friend 5 things you were grateful for, every night for 7 years? How would your thinking change? How would your actions change? Well, this is exactly what Carly and Scott have done for almost a decade, and they've learned quite a bit.

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The Top 20 Courage Quotes of All Time (and 5 You’ve Never Seen Before) 

20 quotes about courage that have helped me along my journey, and five I had never heard before.

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Lisa’s Scare Your Soul Story

I’ve always wanted to start my own business. I just didn’t know what kind of business it would be. Until I landed my role as WeWork’s second employee in February 2010.

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Lucy’s Scare Your Soul Story

Presenting the best version of myself is what I was trained to do. On the flip side, It also seems as though I like to shock my body into new adventures just to remind myself that life is not a dress rehearsal and not everything can be well presented and picture-perfect. Sometimes you just have to wing it.

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Dahlia’s Scare Your Soul Story

Nothing happens all at once. Or at least not for me. If I told you that I met Scott and Scare Your Soul and my life changed all at once, I would be lying to you, leading you on. But, to tell you that, incrementally - as if climbing a mountain - I found myself changing, that would be true.

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Nick’s Scare Your Soul Story

I’ve tried multiple times to scour my mind and identify a memory of my father where we were both happy at the same time. It’s safe to say that one doesn’t exist; not in my memory, not in any photo album, nowhere in the Universe.

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