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Snowshoes68

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I took a workshop on the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" and one of the habits is to have a win-win mindset. But to achieve this, you need to have courage which is something that I have a hard time with because of my PD.

The program says you are high in courage when you share your ideas and opinion with confidence and when you are not threatened by feedback.you are low in courage when you rarely voice your ideas, you back away when interrupted, you concede quickly.

I am debilitated by my fear of abandonment, even when it is the forms of rejection or disapproval as it spirals out of control in my mind and I have not developed the tools to remain in a good headspace.

What do you do to be couragous in the face of situations that are difficult with BPD?
 
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I took a workshop on the "7 Habits of Highly Effective People" and one of the habits is to have a win-win mindset. But to achieve this, you need to have courage which is something that I have a hard time with because of my PD.

The program says you are high in courage when you share your ideas and opinion with confidence and when you are not threatened by feedback.you are low in courage when you rarely voice your ideas, you back away when interrupted, you concede quickly.

I am debilitated by my fear of abandonment, even when it is the forms of rejection or disapproval as it spirals out of control in my mind and I have not developed the tools to remain in a good headspace.

What do you do to be couragous in the face of situations that are difficult with BPD?
It is very hard to be courageous suffering from BPD. One might say the most courageous thing we are doing is staying alive and surviving. If you are relating your question to attainment and success personally I would fully research and prepare for each activity, which I found reduced fear as I felt more in control of each situation. The main thing I struggled with in business was small talk as I was never in control of the conversation.
 
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Think of courage as a muscle you exercise.
Fake it til you make it is always good advice.
You are probably more courageous than you realise. You have to be with BPD, so don't beat yourself up.
 
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