I’m sure we would all like to be thought of as heroes, bravely facing monsters and fearlessly protecting our loved ones.
But it’s important to remember a really important point about bravery.
Bravery is facing adversity despite being afraid.
It’s not about being fearless. It’s about not letting the fear stop you.
And sometimes the monsters are imaginary.
Sometimes it’s just the stresses of modern life that can be overwhelmingly terrifying.
Getting up and facing each day, despite these metaphorical monsters is incredibly brave.
Remember this when it gets tough, and honor your bravery.
Every time you show up to life, remember that you are hero.